On 20 June a man was stabbed in the neck of the burgomaster of Bruges, Belgian Dirk de Fauve, reports Nieuwsblad.
The attack occurred in the office of the law firm, which is owned by the mayor. The causes of the incident are unclear, sources told the newspaper that her attacker was a client of the law firm.
He was detained, prosecutors have charged him with attempted murder.
De Fauw taken to the hospital with him is his wife Ann Stalens. She told the press that the mayor had surgery. According to her, the vital organs are not affected, but at least one night a wounded man will hold in the house.