A 17-year-old girl was attacked and injured last Thursday by a man with a knife. The man was then identified and arrested. The girl was walking on a dirt road near the street Entenstraße in Allmersbach am Weinberg around 10.40 p.m. when a 21-year-old man approached her. The man had a knife with him and dragged the young woman into an adjacent field. The victim resisted and called for help. During the fisticuffs and the tugging she was injured on her hands by the knife.When a local resident became aware of the cries for help and approached the scene of the crime with a car, the man let go of his victim and fled. The 21-year-old Afghan asylum seeker was later spotted by the police at home. At the request of the public prosecutor's office in Stuttgart, an arrest warrant was obtained the following day from the Stuttgart district court. The suspect is mentally handicapped, which is why he was admitted to a psychiatric ward to determine his guilt. Investigations into the incident, in particular into the motives for it, are continuing.