Fear of armed stand-off over after German man found asleep in cellar

The western German city of Saarbruecken found itself under lockdown for parts of Sunday amid reports of an armed stand-off, but the state of emergency was quickly lifted after the alleged perpetrator was found asleep in a restaurant cellar.

Parts of German city on lockdown as armed man holes up in restaurant

Parts of the western German city of Saarbruecken were under lockdown Sunday as police tried to convince an armed man to leave a restaurant in which he had barricaded himself.