A minor boy died on Sunday afternoon after a stabbing incident in Hoogkerk in Groningen.

A suspect has been arrested, police said.

Just before 3 p.m. a stabbing incident took place at the Zuiderweg in the village next to the city of Groningen.

The victim died on the spot.

The reason for the incident is still unclear.

It is also unknown whether the victim and the suspect were the only ones involved, a police spokesperson said.

Research is underway.