Woman wounded in stabbing at Amsterdam kosher restaurant


AMSTERDAM (JTA) — A woman was lightly wounded in a stabbing incident at a kosher restaurant in Amsterdam.

The woman was stabbed in her arm after 9 p.m. Monday at Grand Café Rimon, the local television station AT5 reported. She was treated at a local hospital.

Police arrested the alleged assailant, telling AT5 they had no indication the attack was a hate crime. Witnesses detained him until police arrived, the news site NH reported.

Police were not immediately willing to say whether they believe the suspect and the victim knew each other.

Grand Café Rimon is located in the southern Amsterdam neighborhood of Buitenveldert, where several thousand Jews live.

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