Asylum seeker stabbed at reception center during argument

An asylum seeker was stabbed in the asylum shelter in Gilze on Monday morning during an argument with another resident. The 25 year-old-victim was treated in hospital for cuts on his forehead. The 33 year-old perpetrator was arrested.

According to Omroep Brabant, the incident happened around 7:00 a.m. It is unclear what the two asylum seekers were arguing.

The suspect fled after the fight and hid in a bathroom, where the police arrested him. He is in custody. The victim pressed charges.

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