A heightened security presence is expected at the Grand-Place in central Brussels on Wednesday, June 26, after police were alerted to a threat made against the site. Local sources indicate an unidentified individual posted a threat to an online message board on Tuesday, June 25, claiming a man wearing a neon shirt would attack the Grand-Place at 18:00 (local time). Police have not confirmed the credibility of the claim and an investigation of the threat is underway.
A heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions are to be expected at the Grand-Place over the coming hours.
Individuals in Brussels are advised to monitor developments, avoid the area, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.
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