On the night of August 5, Lutz Hecker, Parliamentary Director of the Islam-critical Saarland AfD faction, was robbed and seriously injured in downtown Homburg. The crime took place on Eisenbahnstreet. Witnesses can report to the police at (0 68 41) 10 60. The politician was so seriously injured in the attack that he had to be admitted to hospital. According to the police, the background to the crime is still unclear.