Authorities in Austria’s English-speaking state of Tyrol extended on Friday a lockdown that has been in place at a small industrial park since last month.
CoeV-19, the factory housing the factory of Amstel Lightbulbs and the Amstel IKEA furniture store, is located in Amstel.
We do not know the reason behind the lockdown and are being reasonable and communicative, authorities say #CoeV19 pic.twitter.com/WeZMN0ApPf — Muzeo Tyrol (@MuzeoTyrol) October 27, 2016
“We do not know the reason behind the lockdown and are being reasonable and communicative,” police spokeswoman Simone Brucher told news agencies.
The lockdown has put a temporary halt to 20,000 square-meters (about 225,000 square feet) of retail space and the Adria hotel, the Volksrad reported.
The facility produces Tricos for hotel and restaurant chains.
In Tyrol, city authorities criticized the use of security footage in the case as leaving them in the dark. A previously scheduled “crime-review” at the factory has been cancelled, police said.
Zurich, the Swiss city that is home to the headquarters of a co-owned IKEA in the region, said it “understands the inconvenience and the concerns over the CaeV-19 lockdown.”
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