Frenchman, 20, brandishing a shotgun bursts into a Jewish museum with Mein Kampf in his backpack in bid to take workers hostage
Source: Daily mail
Mayenne – A 20-year-old man has been arrested in France after bursting into a Jewish museum brandishing a shotgun and attempting to take hostages.
The unnamed man threatened staff at the ‘Memorial des déportés’, which commemorates the Jews who were deported to Nazi death camps during the Holocaust, in Mayenne in western France.
He was soon overpowered by guards and arrested by police, who found antisemitic books as well as Adolf Hitler’s Mein Kampf in his backpack.
A prosecutor later described the man, who lived with his parents in the local area, as ‘mentally unstable’, ‘a failed basketball player’ and ‘loner‘.
The gun had been bought last Friday, and Gendarmes found its case in the car of the man who lived with his parents.
Books entitled ‘The psychoanalysis of Judaism’, ‘Jewish Fanaticism’, ‘Jewish Mafia’ and Hitler’s ‘Mein Kampf’ were found in his bag.
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