Sunday 12 July 2020

Police in The Hague hunt ‘alternative type’ who stabbed two people

Dutch police car close-upPolice in The Hague are appealing for witnesses after a tall man with a strong English accent attacked two people at random with a knife.

The first victim was a 17-year-old youth who was stabbed in the arm after trying to stop the suspect sticking a knife in his bicycle tyre. The youth was able to call the police and was taken to hospital for treatment.

The second incident took place around 7.30pm, 15 minutes after the first. In that instance a jogger was stabbed several times while out running. He went to hospital which then alerted the police.

Police have issued a description of the man they want to interview. He is described as tall and an ‘alternative type’ wearing dark clothes, three-quarter length trousers and big boots. He is also said to be in his late 20s and to have a strong English accent.

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