Groningen cop stabbed in face in curfew conflict
A police officer was seriously injured in the city of Groningen on Thursday evening. He was stabbed in the face when he approached two young men in connection with the curfew.
The stabbing happened on Van Houtenlaan at around 10:00 p.m. - an hour after the start of curfew. The officer was almost immediately attacked and stabbed in the face, a police spokesperson said to NOS. The two perpetrators fled on foot.
Another cop was at the scene. She was not injured and provided first aid to her partner while emergency services responded. The police officer was taken to hospital for treatment.
So far no arrests were made. The police are looking for two white young men who were wearing dark clothing at the time of the attack. They were on bicycles, but fled the scene on foot.