Two people have been injured in a knife attack at a Dutch shop in The Hague on Wednesday. A manhunt is underway to find the suspect, who fled the scene.
The city’s police force tweeted that there also was a fire at the store that was quickly extinguished. The two injured people were being taken to a hospital by ambulance, the Daily Mail reports.
The attack occurred at around noon in the city’s Grote Marktstraat, a shopping district in the centre of The Hague on the coast of the western Netherlands.
According to the news outlet, Police have launched an investigation and are appealing for witnesses, and a police helicopter was seen searching for the suspect.
Officials have said they are looking for a tall, dark-skinned man believed to be in his thirties, wearing a black jacket, tracksuit and grey shoes.
He is said to have fled towards ‘de Bijenkorf’, a Dutch department store.