In any case, Brandenburg police say they have not affirmed reports that the youngster, who entered Germany in 2015, is Syrian and was certainly arranging an assault.
In December, a jihadist murdered 12 individuals with a lorry in Berlin.
That assault on a Christmas showcase by Anis Amri, a Tunisian, put security benefits under extreme investigation in light of the route in which the aggressor, who was later shot dead by police in Italy, dodged their reconnaissance and crossed European fringes undetected.
Uncommon powers captured the youngster after police got a tip-off, Brandenburg police tweeted (in German). He had made an impression on his family saying goodbye and that he was joining the “jihad”, the police said.
The message was sent by means of WhatsApp in the previous week and Brandenburg experts got the tip-off late on Monday from two other German expresses, a police representative told the Associated Press (AP).
The Brandenburg inside service said the suspect was Syrian yet police tweeted that neither the “Syrian nationality” nor “solid assault arrangements” could yet be affirmed, and that examinations proceeded.
Agents are investigating whether the suspect may have dishonestly enlisted as a Syrian, police representative Torsten Herbst told the AP.
The suspect had been living in a home for unaccompanied underage displaced people in Uckermark, north-east of Berlin, since 2016 and had at no other time gone to the consideration of police.
He is presently being addressed and the house is being looked by the state criminal examination office, Brandenburg police said.
Points of interest of the claimed plot can’t be discharged because of police operations, which are continuous, the police included.
Nearly 280,000 shelter searchers landed in Germany a year ago, a drop of more than 600,000 contrasted with 2015.
Chancellor Angela Merkel’s choice to incidentally open the nation’s outskirts at the tallness of the European vagrant emergency partitioned feeling and movement is an essential political issue in front of the parliamentary race not long from now.
Mrs Merkel as of late moved to attempt and increase expulsions of fizzled shelter searchers.
Tunisia had declined to reclaim Anis Amri after his refuge offer was rejected and weight has expanded on Mrs Merkel’s legislature since the December assault.
In April, a 16-year-old Syrian outcast was indicted in western Germany for arranging a bomb assault and sentenced to two years in a young jail. The judges in Cologne said the plot was at an early stage and did not yet represent any risk to the general population.