A 15-year-old boy was seriously hurt in a stabbing near event center Sultan Palace on Bredaseweg in Rijsbergen on Sunday night. Two suspects were arrested on Meirseweg in Zundert a short time later, the police said on Twitter.
The police received the first report of the stabbing at around 10:15 p.m. The young victim was rushed to hospital with serious injuries.
A police spokesperson told RTL Nieuws that the stabbing happened after a wedding. “A fight arose between two groups and it was taken outside,” the spokesperson said. “There the boy was stabbed multiple times.”
The police did not say anything about the identity of the suspects, or the reason for the fight they had with the boy.