Post a Comment Print Share on Facebook


You should not interfere, but to gather information

A group of young people beat on Saturday night at the station, Embrach ZH, a 38-year-old woman in hospital, Mature – because they wanted to prevent the group to damage a Selecta vending machine. The Canton police advises not to intervene.

"Who observed damage to property, should not interfere, but as many as possible of collecting information: How many people are involved, what type of clothing you wear, in what train you are increased," says Ralph shepherd, spokesman for the Zurich cantonal police, to "20 minutes". After that you should immediately inform the police.

damage to property vs. Person in Need

The woman in Embrach did mean well, as they have intervened. "But you have to be in such a Situation, aware that you alone can do against a group of five young people."

Otherwise it's behaving, if people are in Need, shepherd. "Then you should alert you immediately to the emergency and to intervene by calling the perpetrators and makes it just."

"If it does nothing, I need to be doing anything,"

According to a woman from the narrower circle of the victim to during fact, several passers-by present. They all had looks only, "no one has interfered with" - outraged woman. "I'm shocked that such a thing in Switzerland is possible. That does not help a helpless victim," she says.

According to the conflict-Coach Ralf Bongartz is this a widespread phenomenon. In an Interview with the "Tages-Anzeiger" on the topic of moral courage (or+) he goes on the so-called Bystander-effect. "With each additional Person the helpfulness of the Individual is reduced by 50 percent. Everyone thinks that another is closer or stronger; you say to yourself: "If it does nothing, I need do nothing."" However, this reaction is not carved in stone. "You know once this Bystander effect, you act normally."

perpetrators were five Teenage

The 38-Year-old had addressed the young people on Saturday at 21.30 clock at the train station Embrach, as this is a food vending machine with foot kicks the tract. The group had, in consequence, from the machines, began to insult the lady, and with fists and feet on them to go. The victim was injured in the process, medium-heavy and had to be driven by ambulance to the hospital.

thanks to Clues from the population, the alleged offender could be determined on Sunday. There are two women and three men between the ages of 16 and 17 years of age. The background facts are the subject of the ongoing investigation, which is conducted by specialists of the Zurich cantonal police and the youth advocacy of the Canton of Zurich. (TA)

Created: 01.04.2019, 10:10 PM

Your Name
Post a Comment
Characters Left:
Your comment has been forwarded to the administrator for approval.×
Warning! Will constitute a criminal offense, illegal, threatening, offensive, insulting and swearing, derogatory, defamatory, vulgar, pornographic, indecent, personality rights, damaging or similar nature in the nature of all kinds of financial content, legal, criminal and administrative responsibility for the content of the sender member / members are belong.