Teenager locked up after stabbing
Published on 08/03/2007
8 March 2007
BRUSSELS – The 17-year-old youth who stabbed a 20-year-old man in Lokeren on Wednesday has been placed in a secure institution by the Dendermonde juvenile court. The public prosecution department in Dendermonde reported this today.
The two young men, Lokeren residents of ethnic background, got into a fight near the Molenstraat on Wednesday afternoon. The 17-year-old pulled out a knife and stabbed the 20-year-old. The victim was seriously injured and had to be operated on.
The 17-year-old was also taken to hospital later. He had suffered minor injuries from fights with various people, following on the stabbing incident earlier.
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Subject: Belgian news