In the night from Friday to Saturday, the police received a report of an assault in the Nieuwstraat in Terneuzen. Around 4.15 am, two victims are said to have been severely beaten by a group of men. The police are looking for witnesses.
When officers arrived, they found two victims. Bystanders intervened, stopping the fight. The perpetrators then fled. The police were able to arrest the two suspects after clues from bystanders. It concerns a 22-year-old man from Hulst and a 28-year-old man whose place of residence is unknown. They are detained and will be interrogated later.
The victims are two men aged 32 and 36 from the municipality of Terneuzen. They were both taken to hospital with unknown injuries. They have not yet filed a report, but have made a brief statement.
The cause of the fight is not yet known. Police are looking for witnesses who have not yet spoken to officers. Witnesses can report themselves via telephone number 0900-884 or via WhatsApp to 06-12207006. It is also possible to report via www.meldmisdaadanoniem.nl. Then pass on case number 2022-122489 to the contact.