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German man arrested for wearing swastika shirt out shopping

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11:22 CEST+02:00
A 22-year-old German man has been arrested after wearing a swastika t-shirt out to buy groceries in Kevelaer in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia, police reported Monday evening.

A customer at the supermarket spotted the t-shirt, which was clearly visible under the man's open jacket, and called police, a spokesperson said. The man was arrested for the use of a symbol belonging to an anticonstitutional organization.

The t-shirt was confiscated.

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