Suspect who stabbed man on train in Brussels arrested for attempted manslaughter: man had a psychiatric past (Brussels)

Suspect who stabbed man on train in Brussels arrested for attempted manslaughter: man had a psychiatric past (Brussels)
Suspect who stabbed man on train in Brussels arrested for attempted manslaughter: man had a psychiatric past (Brussels)
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The suspect who stabbed a person on a train in Brussels on Monday afternoon has been arrested for attempted manslaughter. The man is said to have a psychiatric past, the public prosecutor’s office reports.

On Monday afternoon around 1:05 p.m., a man was stabbed on a train on its way to Eupen. The incident happened between the Brussels Central and Brussels North stations. The victim was injured in the neck and hand and was given first aid by a traveler on site, who also turned out to be a doctor. The victim was taken to hospital by emergency services in life-threatening condition.

The suspect, a 27-year-old man, was immediately arrested by the local Brussels North police at the Brussels North station. He surrendered immediately. The police confiscated a pocket knife.

Meanwhile, the victim’s life is no longer in danger. He is currently still in hospital and is incapacitated for work for 14 days.

The Brussels public prosecutor’s office requested an investigating judge. He decided to arrest the suspect for attempted manslaughter. The suspect has a psychiatric history.

The investigation continues and is currently being conducted by the Federal Police’s railway police.

The article is in Dutch

Belgium

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