A man stabbed three people in a church-run charity center in Leiden, the Netherlands, the police announced.
A man stabbed three people in a church-run charity center in Leiden, the Netherlands, the police said.
The attacker fled the scene and has not yet been caught. The incident happened at 9.30 local and Latvian time.
The center is located in the former bakery building, where several aid organizations operate, which, among other things, also provide support to immigrants and asylum seekers.
The centre’s chairman told local broadcaster Omroep West that one staff member, a volunteer and an employee of one of the organizations operating in the building were stabbed in the attack. The victims were seriously injured.
Police have asked for the public’s help in locating the suspect, but have warned people not to approach him. Police said the suspect has dark skin, short hair and a beard and is injured.