The mayor of Brussels Philippe Close says there has been a “knife attack” at a metro station and police have made an arrest.
Man held after Brussels subway ‘attack’
A young man has been arrested following an attack at a popular Brussels subway station near the European Union headquarters, with one person reported injured, according to eyewitness reports and information from several police officers.
A few minutes before the arrest, passers-by shouted: “He has a knife.”
The mayor of Brussels Philippe Close wrote on Twitter on Monday evening: “Knife attack in Schuman station,” and said good police co-operation had led to a quick arrest.
Police have not yet confirmed the knife attack.