2019 The Hague stabbing

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2019 The Hague stabbing
LocationGrote Marktstraat 48–50,
The Hague, Netherlands
Date29 November 2019 (2019-11-29)
Attack type

At about 7:45 pm on 29 November 2019, three people were stabbed and wounded in a stabbing in The Hague, Netherlands.[1][2] The attack happened in the city's main shopping street.[2] The injured in the incident were two 15-year-old girls and a 13-year-old boy. Within a day of the attack, all had been discharged from hospital.[3] The attack followed the London stabbings that happened a few hours earlier.[4]

On 30 November, a 35-year old homeless man was arrested as a suspect in the stabbing.[5]

Dutch police have found "no indications that point to a possible terrorist motive".[6]


  1. ^ "Three wounded in stabbing in The Hague, manhunt under way: police". 29 November 2019 – via www.reuters.com.
  2. ^ a b "Several hurt in Hague stabbing attack". 29 November 2019 – via www.bbc.com.
  3. ^ "The Hague stabbing: Three injured on shopping street aged 13-15". BBC. 30 November 2019. Retrieved 30 November 2019.
  4. ^ Lucy Anna Gray (29 November 2019). "Several people stabbed on busy shopping street in The Hague". The Independent. Retrieved 2 December 2019.
  5. ^ "Man opgepakt voor steekpartij centrum Den Haag". NOS.
  6. ^ "Dutch Police Find No Indication of Terrorist Motive in Stabbing at The Hague". Time. Retrieved 2 December 2019.