Man held for ‘driving at crowd’ in Antwerp, Belgium, by tghe BBC.
A French national of North African origin has been arrested in the Belgian city of Antwerp on suspicion of driving at a crowd, officials say.
A car was driven “at high speed” on De Meir, the northern city’s main shopping street, before it was intercepted. There were no reports of any injuries.
Knives, a non-lethal gun and some unidentifiable liquid were found in the car, prosecutors say. …
The federal prosecutor’s office, which has taken over the investigation, named the suspect as “Mohamed R”, a 39-year-old French national and resident of France.
This being the BBC, “Islam”and “Muslim” were not used — the headline just says it was a “man”.