Police have pictured the man they are hunting following a feared terror incident today, which saw three people killed.
Gokmen Tanis is wanted following the incident in Utrecht, Holland, this morning.
Counter-terrorism police are at the scene and officers have said they are considering the possibility of a ‘terrorist motive’.
‘The police are asking you to look out for 37-year-old Gokmen Tanis (born in Turkey) in connection with the incident this morning,’ Utrecht police said on Twitter.
‘Do not approach him.’ Utrecht police cordoned off a square at a tram station outside the city centre as emergency services were at the scene this morning.
Initial reports claimed a man in a tram on the way to Utrecht CS pulled out a weapon and shot several people.
Local reports in the Netherlands claim that there may have been shootings in other places.
Tanis is believed to have fled in a red car, however dumped the vehicle a short while later.
A manhunt is now underway. ‘Shooting incident… Several injured people reported.
Assistance started,’ the Utrecht police Twitter account said. ‘It is a shooting incident in a tram. Several trauma helicopters have been deployed to provide help.’
Officers urged the public to stay away to allow first responders ‘to do their work’.
Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said he was ‘deeply concerned’ about the incident.
The Dutch government raised the terrorism threat level to the highest possible this morning