German police raid two apartments in Berlin, attack suspect not found

 A policeman at the Christmas market near the Kaiser-Wilhelm-Gedaechtniskirche the day after the truck attack in central Berlin, Germany, on Dec 20, 2016.
A policeman at the Christmas market near the Kaiser-Wilhelm-Gedaechtniskirche the day after the truck attack in central Berlin, Germany, on Dec 20, 2016.PHOTO: AFP

BERLIN (REUTERS) - German police commandos raided two apartments in Berlin's neighbourhood of Kreuzberg on Wednesday (Dec 21) but did not find a Tunisian man suspected of involvement in a deadly truck attack, Die Welt newspaper reported, citing investigators.

It said investigators believed that Anis Amri may have been in one of the two apartments.

Police forces had to overpower a man at one of the apartments, the paper said.

It gave no further information.