Hague man stabs woman passing by

9th March 2009, Comments 0 comments

A young woman was stabbed in The Hague Saturday night.

THE HAGUE — A 23-year-old man who stabbed a woman several times with a knife in the streets of The Hague has been detained, said police on Sunday.

The 22-year-old woman was stabbed Saturday night while she was walking along the streets in the neighbourhood of The Hague train station Holland Spoor.

Two police officers noticed the man, who looked suspicious. When they followed him they witnessed him stabbing the woman.

The officers were able to detain the man after the use of pepper spray. The woman was treated for light stab wounds  in a hospital.

The police are still investigating the motives for the stabbing.

ANP/Lila Lundquist/Expatica

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