A 41-year-old man was arrested for overthrowing a handicapped boy in a supermarket in the Dutch city of Arnhem. That happened on Tuesday afternoon, the man was arrested at home on Wednesday, a police spokesperson says.
The man has been questioned, he is suspected of being abused. Images of the incident have been widely shared on social media since Wednesday.
You can see how a man in a red t-shirt pushes a handicapped boy, probably handicapped, down. It is not known how the victim is doing. The police cannot report anything about the cause of the abuse.
The supermarket is investigating how it is possible that the images are online, says a spokesperson in the store.
“We are not happy with this.” A press spokesperson for the supermarket chain said the images were given to the police. That the images are online is “not intended”.