German police say a Syrian man arrested after a two-day manhunt probably had links to so-called Islamic State (IS).
Jaber al-Bakr, who arrived in Germany as a refugee, was detained in a flat in the eastern city of Leipzig early on Monday. He had been tied up there.
He had sought help from another Syrian, who alerted police after letting Mr al-Bakr sleep at his flat, reports say.
The hunt began after police found very volatile explosives at Mr al-Bakr’s flat in Chemnitz, south of Leipzig.