Fight in Amsterdam’s Red Light District leaves victim in coma

Dutch police officers (Stock Photo: Politie). (Dutch police officers (Stock Photo: Politie))

A fight in Amsterdam's Red Light District on Saturday night left one man in a coma. The police are looking for witnesses.

The police responded to Oudezijds Acterburgwwal after reports of a fight around 11:30 p.m. on Saturday. At the scene the officers found an unconscious man. He was resuscitated and an ambulance rushed him to a hospital. He sustained a brain injury and is currently still in a coma.

Witnesses told the police that the man was injured in a fight between a group of tanned-skinned men and three men with an East-European appearance. The victim belonged to a third group of men that tried to stop the fight. The three East-European looking men turned on the third group and the victim was seriously injured. They fled the scene in the direction of Damsmtraat. The police searched the area, but could not find them.

The police are looking for witnesses and anyone who can give information about the three men's whereabouts. One of the men is small and thin. He is about 1.6 meters tall and around 30 years old. He has dark hair worn in a mohawk and was wearing a light-colored shirt with different colors and dark jeans. The second is muscular, about 1.7 meters tall and has a dark blond crew cut. The third man is about 1.8 meters tall and has short dark hair.