Local media has reported that the suspected attacker has been shot in the leg by the police and detained at the scene. The incident took place in the western city of The Hague in the Netherlands at 3:30 p.m. local time (01:30 p.m. GMT).
Law enforcement services have cordoned off the area. No further information on the victims' condition is available at the moment.
There are no official statements that the incident is terrorist related and the reasons behind the attack remain unknown.
BREAKING: Posible terror attack in The Hague City, The Netherlands.— ShadowSec (@Shad0w_S3K) May 5, 2018
Allahu Akbar shouting man has stabbed at least 4 people. Man shooted in the leg pic.twitter.com/FPGTzN8rhz
According to one eyewitness, as quoted by De Telegraaf, the attacker entered a cafe and struck the first victim before attacking two others outside.
3 people stabbed in The Hague, perpetrator shot & arrested.— Harry Boone (@towersight) May 5, 2018
Netherlands' CTU Tacticool style rocks 🙃 pic.twitter.com/fgG1r7qu0c