Four suspects were underage, unaccompanied refugees. Jürgen Mathies, the new Cologne police chief, said many of the perpetrators were from countries where they might be familiar with "this behaviour, where women are hemmed in and then abused by a large number of men at once".
The Cologne assaults were not reported by the national media for days, and The Local says many news outlets started reporting it only after a wave of anger on social media made covering the story unavoidable.
A German police worker ‘obsessed’ with cannibalism has been charged with torturing, murdering, butchering and eating a man he met on a fetish website.
Of course, a variety of other methods are possible as mentioned in the comments, e.g.Please help by moving some material from it into the body of the article.Please read the layout guide and lead section guidelines to ensure the section will still be inclusive of all essential details.Please discuss this issue on the article's talk page.During the 2015/2016 New Year's Eve celebrations, there were mass sexual assaults, 24 alleged rapes, and numerous thefts in Germany, mainly in Cologne city center.This empathetic approach was much more the style of the late, great travel writer Norman Lewis than, say, of Woodward and Bernstein.