The shooting of a music video by the rapper kollegah triggered a police operation in frankfurt. This was confirmed by a spokesman for the authorities on sunday.
Witnesses had come forward the day before, because a jewelry store had apparently been robbed with firearms in the city’s railroad station district. However, the alleged crime was a film scene for the music video.
Unbeknownst to him, police officers had arrived at the scene of the crime. "To everyone’s surprise, it turned out at that moment that the ‘robbery’ was a video shoot by a well-known rapper," the authorities said on sunday. Also the five found firearms were not real.
The producer of the film failed to inform the police about "his highly publicized plan," it continued. Although a filming permit had been obtained from the city of frankfurt. The people involved in the shooting were now facing legal proceedings for "driving apparent weapons".