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Watch: 4 arrested at Jewish store in Antwerp over ‘L’Chaim’ celebrating engagement

Four people were arrested Thursday at a celebration held at a Jewish-owned store in Antwerp.

Belgian authorities were dispatched to a Jewish-owned jewelry shop on De Keyserlei Street in central Antwerp Thursday, “after being alerted to a gathering held in the store”.

A patrol by the Antwerp police noted on Thursday afternoon that “there were too many people in a Jewish owned jewelry store”.

According to Belgian media reports, apparently the owner was making a ‘L’Chaim’ due an engagement.

“The encounter turned violent.”

At least 17 people present at the gathering were identified, HLN reported.

“When police tried to clear the gathering and issue fines, an altercation ensued.”

“One police officer was lightly injured, and four people were arersted.”

Header: Antwerp, the old quarter, with its Brabo fountain – detail. Photograph: John Freeman/Getty Images

Source: David Rosenberg – Arutz Sheva