Well maybe not Amish, but an attack nevertheless.
Approximately one hundred police officers got into position around the area to ensure that nobody could enter the mall and several cops searched inside the mall to remove early morning cleaning staff.
"As police, we are the security authority here and have decided to close the mall," police spokesman Christoph Wickhorst said. The tip came late Friday by other security agencies he added, however, he did not want to provide further details due to the ongoing investigation.
The entire downtown mall at Limbecker Platz Square will remain closed all day. It's one of the largest malls in Germany, according to its website, with more than 200 stores, although it lacks an "Untucket" outlet.
Last year, radicalized German-born Muslims injured three Sikhs at a temple in Essen.
On Thursday, a mentally disturbed man attacked travelers with an ax at a train station in Dusseldorf. He injured seven infidels before he was captured.
Last July, a 17-year-old Afghan refugee injured five people on a train in Wurzburg before he was killed by police. It was later found that he had done a video where he claimed to be acting on behalf of ISIS.