On the evening of 18 July 2023, a Syrian national stabbed multiple police officers with a broken glass bottle at the main train station in the city of Nuremberg, located approximately 145 km (90 mi) north of Munich. The man had been harassing passengers in the station before he charged at the police officers. Additional police officers arrived at the scene and arrested the suspect. At least three officers were wounded in the attack, one of whom is on leave due to the severity of his injuries. The motive for the stabbing is currently under investigation.