Teenager attacker wearing a black Nazi outfit with swastika armband is arrested after hurling homemade Molotov cocktails filled with nails at packed Brazilian school
- A 17-year-old in Nazi uniform threw homemade bombs at former school in Brazil
- Students fled after smoke flooded halls, and police arrested him within minutes
A teenage attacker wearing an all-black SS-style Nazi uniform complete with a swastika armband was arrested after hurling homemade molotov cocktails filled with nails at a packed school in Brazil.
Two of the bombs – filled with petrol, nails, and ball bearings – exploded at the attacker’s former school in the small city of Monte Mor about 75 miles northwest of Sao Paulo yesterday morning.
After the 17-year-old bomber’s attack, hundreds of terrified students from Prof. Antonio Sproesser State School were evacuated from the building, local media reported.
Police arrested the teen – who was was carrying an axe and also had a replica assault rifle in his car – after responding minutes after reports came in.
The jackboot-wearing suspect had left two undetonated bombs behind at the scene.
A 17-year-old attacker (pictured) wearing an all-black SS-style Nazi uniform complete with a swastika armband was arrested after hurling homemade molotov cocktails filled with nails at a pack school in Brazil
Two of the bombs – filled with petrol, nails, and ball bearings – exploded at the school in the small city of Monte Mor about 75 miles northwest of Sao Paulo yesterday morning
Bottles that were seized by police after the teenager in Brazil threw homemade bombs
Police also confiscated a notebook with Nazi insignia and a letter detailing his desire to attack the school, local media reported.
Chilling CCTV footage of the attack shows the suspect – not named by police – lobbing a bomb into the school grounds from the street.
A second clip shows him striding down the road with a black axe in his hand.
Police also released footage of thick smoke filling the school corridors as pupils are evacuated.
Inspector Denival Santana of the Municipal Civil Guard said: ‘There was some uproar, the children were scared, a thunderous noise, but everything was calmed down with the arrival of firefighters and, later, support from the Military Police.’
Chilling CCTV footage of the attack shows the suspect – not named by police – lobbing a bomb into the school grounds from the street
Smoke from the homemade bombs forces students to flee the school in Brazil
Police officer shows items that were seized by police, undated. A 17-year-old was throwing homemade bombs at a school, in Monte Mor, Brazil
Items that were seized by police including a swastika armband and a black axe
The inspector added that when the teenager was arrested, ‘he didn’t show any reaction’ and ‘he didn’t give us any information, anything that could help’.
A city government spokesperson said: ‘There were no injuries and the individual was captured and taken to the police station.’