Security Alert – U.S. Consulate General Frankfurt, Germany

Location: Oberursel, Germany; in the vicinity of downtown Oberursel

Event: The U.S. Consulate in Frankfurt advises U.S. citizens of the need for vigilance and to maintain awareness in the vicinity of downtown Oberursel.

On Wednesday, October 30, 2019, there was a domestic incident involving non-U.S. citizens in the vicinity of downtown Oberursel. The suspected individual has not yet been apprehended by the police at this time.  Should you observe more police presence than normal in the vicinity of Oberursel, this is likely the purpose. Please maintain situational awareness if you are participating in Halloween festivities this evening in the Oberursel area.

Actions to Take:

  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.
  • If you see something suspicious, contact local police 110


State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444