Amsterdam. Two French tourists were stabbed in the Red Light district

Two French tourists, aged 22 and 27, were wounded in the arm by stab wounds overnight in Amsterdam from Sunday to Monday. In the Netherlands. The attack on Oudekerkerksplein (Old Church Square in French), located in the center of the famous Red Light District, took place at around 3am, especially for the windows where prostitutes show themselves. Police were called by a witness.

“Two people were injured in the incident. One of the two was treated at the scene and the other was taken to hospital. A police spokesman said. “The suspect fled. We never found him again. ⁇. No information has been provided on the motive of the suspect, but a spokesman said both victims are yet to lodge a complaint.

Very touristy area

Located in the heart of the city, a stone’s throw from the central station, the area known as the Wallen (Red Light District) is one of Amsterdam’s largest tourist attractions. If it had experienced the full impact of the health crisis, it would have been particularly crowded this Easter weekend, the Daily reported. Head Parole , Many were there at the time of the incident.

Due to the increase in local crime and the influx of young party tourists, the area was once called the “square mile of misery” by the police.

To quell the unrest and prevent crime, local authorities even considered moving prostitutes to a place in the suburbs to protect this historic district, but most of the people who work there demanded less drastic measures.

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