Police besieged by angry mob

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Some agents were attacked by an angry mob of several dozen people in the night from Saturday to Sunday in Roermond.They had to use batons to keep the crowd at a distance. Two people (16 and 32) were arrested, announced the police on Sunday.

The uproar occurred after an argument in a café on the Zwartbroekplein. Even though it had been resolved by the staff of the pub, things escalated when the police appeared at the scene.

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The 32-year-old man insulted and threatened the police. When he hit an officer in the face, he was arrested. The officer was lightly wounded.

When the 16-year-old boy also started threatening the police, he too was arrested. After the two arrests, the police left the scene.