Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Frankfurt (Germany), Police Activity in Essen

Media are reporting that police in Essen have closed the Limbecker Platz shopping mall in central Essen until further notice. There is ongoing police activity in the area.

o You should avoid the area, maintain a high level of vigilance, take appropriate steps to enhance your personal security, and monitor local news stations for updates.

Source: Overseas Security Advisory Council