A man threatens De Lijn controllers with a gun in Beveren
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A man threatens De Lijn controllers with a gun in Beveren

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A man threatened several De Lijn controllers on a bus in Beveren on Saturday morning. The man then fled, the Termonde divison of the Eastern Flanders Prosecutor’s Office announced. The man got onto a bus at around 8.30am at a station in Melsele. The bus then headed towards Saint-Nicolas.

Ten minutes later, a routine control was done at Polenlaan in Beveren.The man resisted and threatened the controllers with a gun before fleeing.

An appeal for witnesses was launched by the Prosecutor’s Office and the police to help find the individual.

Sarah Johansson (Source: Belga)