Migrants and locals got into a fight in a restaurant in Bavaria on Sunday, resulting in a 50-year-old German man receiving serious head injuries.
The brawl, which began as an argument between a small group of migrants and local residents eating at a restaurant in the town of Velden, started in the early hours of Sunday morning, according to Süddeutsche Zeitung.
The situation appeared to calm down when the migrants left, but they soon returned with reinforcements.
Around 15 people from the local asylum centre had joined them, with witnesses reporting fist fights and glass bottles being thrown. One witness said the square in front of the restaurant resembled a battlefield, covered in blood.
Six people were injured in the fight, with one 50-year-old German man needing hospital treatment for serious head injuries.
Police arrested a 25-year-old Syrian migrant, but later released him. The investigation continues.
Meanwhile in the town of Hattersheim, around 30 residents of the local asylum centre were involved in a fight the left four people injured.