Berlin police say they are in control after attempted robbery

BERLIN (Reuters) – Berlin police said they were in control of the situation after a shot was fired on Monday in an attempted armed robbery at a store in the German capital.

“We currently believe the shot was fired in an attempted robbery on a shop in Friedrichstrasse. We have the situation under control,” they tweeted, without saying whether anyone had been hurt.

(Reporting by Riham Alkousaa and Tassilo Hummel; Editing by Kevin Liffey)