Suspect in Netherlands stabbing that left 3 minors injured arrested

The incident took place in The Hague on a main shopping street.

November 30, 2019, 12:10 PM

The suspect who wounded three minors in a stabbing in the Netherlands has been arrested after a nearly 24-hour manhunt, police said Saturday.

The incident took place in The Hague on a main shopping street around 7:45 p.m. local time Friday, authorities said.

Police said on Saturday around 6:00 p.m. local time that a 35-year-old man had been arrested. The suspect had no fixed place of residence and he will be transported to a local police station, officials said.

Those injured have all been released from the hospital, according to police. Officials have not publicly revealed their ages.

PHOTO: Dutch police block a shopping street in The Hague, Netherlands, Nov. 29, 2019.
Dutch police block a shopping street in The Hague, Netherlands, Nov. 29, 2019.
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PHOTO: Police in the Grote Marktstraat in The Hague, Netherlands, Nov. 29, 2019.
Police in the Grote Marktstraat in The Hague, Netherlands, Nov. 29, 2019.
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A motive is unknown.

Police ask anyone with information to come forward.

This attack came hours after two were killed and three others hurt in a stabbing in London. That suspect was shot and killed by police.

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