Man, 21, seriously hurt in Tilburg stabbing

Crime scene (Photo: Politie). (Crime scene (Photo: Politie))

A 21-year-old man was seriously injured in a stabbing on Lange Nieuwstraat in Tilburg on Wednesday afternoon. The victim lost a lot of blood. He was rushed to the hospital, the police said on Twitter.

The victim and perpetrator got into a quarrel with each other at the intersection of Lange Nieuwstraat and Gasthuisring, according to Omroep Brabant. The fight ended with the stabbing. 

The perpetrator fled in the direction of Besterd. He is a blonde man with tattoos on both arms, according to a description spread on citizens notification system Burgernet. The police warn people not to approach the suspect themselves, but call emergency number 112 if they see him. 

The police closed down the crime scene for investigation. Officers also spoke to witnesses and local residents.

According to the broadcaster, the victim and perpetrator know each other.