Peter R. de Vries attacked in car

25th January 2009, Comments 0 comments

The journalist and broadcaster Peter R. de Vries has been injured after being attacked in his car by former drug dealer Steve Brown.

AMSTERDAM - Mr De Vries says he was travelling through Amsterdam and had stopped at a traffic light when Mr Brown pulled the driver's door open and began to kick and punch him.

Mr De Vries said he could not fight back because he was held fast by his seat belt. Bystanders managed to free him, at which point Mr Brown ran away.

Among other injuries, Mr De Vries suffered a cut to his jaw.

Mr Brown has disputed this version of the story and says that Mr De Vries attacked him.

The two men have been opponents ever since Peter de Vries filmed the former drug dealer with a hidden camera for one of his television programmes.

Since that time, the two men have come to blows on three separate occasions.

Radio Netherlands/Expatica

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