Police have arrested the driver of a car that crashed into the gates of the Chancellor's office in Berlin on Wednesday, November 25. The motivation behind the incident remains unclear; however, the driver had anti-globalization slogans written on the side of his vehicle. Neither the vehicle nor the gate sustained significant damage following the crash and no significant injuries were reported.
A heightened security presence and disruptions to overland travel should be anticipated in the vicinity of the incident in the near term.
Those in Berlin are advised to avoid the area until the situation has been confirmed as safe by authorities. Heed instructions issued by local authorities.