AMSTERDAM (Information) – Three folks have been wounded in a stabbing on a buying road in The Hague on Friday, Dutch police stated.
Nationwide broadcaster NOS stated the assault couldn’t instantly be attributed to terrorism.
Police launched a manhunt after the assault, which came about on a busy buying road close to the town’s historic heart. The realm was cordoned off and dozens of police and ambulances have been on the scene.
“We now have an intensive investigation into the stabbing incident on the Grote Marktstraat,” police stated in an announcement.
Police couldn’t be reached immediately for additional remark.
Nationwide broadcaster NOS, quoting “assorted sources”, stated: “At this second there is no such thing as a indication of a terrorist motive.”
Police stated they have been looking for a person aged 45-50 in reference to the incident, and described him utilizing a Dutch time period typically utilized to folks of North African descent.
The person was carrying a scarf, a black jacket and a gray tracksuit, they stated.
Reporting by Toby Sterling, Modifying by Angus MacSwan