Police arrest 250th suspect in Hague riot investigation

More riots in The Hague after Mitch Henriquez' death (Picture: Twitter/@dennis_dw). (More riots in The Hague after Mitch Henriquez' death (Picture: Twitter/@dennis_dw))

The police have arrested another 4 suspects in connection with the riots in Schilderswijk, the Hague last week. A total of 250 people have now been arrested.

According to NOS, the four suspects are men between the ages of 29 and 35 years and were arrested in Rotterdam, Leeuwarden Terneuzen and Amsterdam. They are suspected of threats and defamation via social media.

The police expect that more arrests will follow in the coming weeks.

The unrest in The Hague followed the death of Aruban man Mitch Henriquez. He died a day after being arrested by the police at a music festival in the city. Henriquez was on Thursday.