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Aug 17 '17 07:55

A SWAT team fired several shots while arresting a disturbed and aggressive man who barricaded himself in a home on Frederiklaan in Eindhoven on Wednesday. The suspect was injured and was taken to hospital for treatment, Eindhovens Dagblad reports.

The suspect did some damage to a neighbor's home and threatened the neighbors with an axe and knife on Wednesday afternoon. He then fled into his own home, threw dozens of boxes through the window and locked himself in. 

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Aug 11 '17 08:49

Tilburg can close a bar frequented by outlaw motorcycle gang Satudarah for six weeks, the court ruled on Thursday. The closure follows the discovery of two knives and about 20 bags containing residues of cocaine during a police raid in March. The court's motivation will follow later. The bar, called Drinks & Dance, must close on Friday, ANP reports.

A previous attempt to close the bar on Zevenheuvelenweg failed because the proprietor won a lawsuit against the municipality. 

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Aug 8 '17 12:20

A police officer fired a warning shot in Nieuwegein on Monday evening while arresting a half-naked, aggressive man with a knife, the Utrecht police said on Twitter. 

Witnesses reported to the police seeing the man walking around on Nedereindseweg, which runs parallel to the A2 highway, NOS reports. The man had no shirt on and was walking with knife in hand. 

When police officers arrived at the scene, the man turned on them and tried to attack. The cops were able to overpower him using a warning shot, pepper spray and the police dog. 

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Jul 24 '17 14:50

The police in Badhoevedorp shot a man with a knife twice in the leg while arresting him at around 1:30 a.m. on Monday, the police said in a statement.

Police officers confronted the 29-year-old man, with no permanent address, on Nieuwemeerdijk. He came walking towards them with the knife in his hand. The man ignored verbal commands to stop, pepper spray and a warning shot. The police were only able to overpower him after a second shot to his leg.

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Feb 24 '17 08:31

Information about Prime Minister Mark Rutte and military airbase Volkel was found in the home of 23-year-old  Eindhoven terror suspect Hasan A., the Public Prosecutor revealed in court on Thursday. Hasan A. is standing trial on suspicion of preparing for terrorist actions, AD reports.

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Jan 3 '17 16:15

A 9-year-old child threatened store personnel in Eindhoven with a knife after he was caught shoplifting. The store employees stopped the boy before he could leave the Action store and tried to take him to the office. He pulled a knife and started waving it about, ANP reports.

The employees managed to take the knife from the boy. The 9-year-old grabbed a pen and again tried to stab the employees. When the employees took the pen from him, he started screaming.

Sep 16 '16 15:40

The police shot a man in his leg in a parking lot on Van Kleffenslaan in Heereveen on Thursday after he threatened bystanders with a knife, a police spokesperson said to the Telegraaf.

According to the spokesperson, the man refused to follow officers' instructions, even after several warning shots were fired. He was then shot in the leg.

The man was arrested and taken to hospital for treatment. He is not in any life-threatening danger.

Why the man was threatening bystanders with a knife is unclear.

Sep 8 '16 09:27

Police officers shot a man in an Amsterdam home on Wednesday after the man pulled a knife on the officers, the police said in a statement. He was taken to hospital with unknown injuries.

Feb 29 '16 10:13

An aggressive man was arrested in Etten-Leur during the early hours of Sunday morning. He tried to stab a cafe employee and then tried to force his way into the locked cafe with a big knife and a taser. The police fired two warning shots during the arrest.

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Dec 14 '15 11:03

Police officers shot a disturbed man in Dronten on Monday morning. Officers responded to a report of someone walking about Saturnusweg waving a knife and fired on the suspect when he threatened the officers, according to the police.

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May 15 '15 15:57

A 31-year-old man from Amsterdam was arrested for possession of a loaded machine gun on Thursday, according to the newswire ANP. The man took the gun out of his backpack alongside a group of people while standing on Bijlmerplein in Amsterdam Zuidoost.

May 13 '15 14:29

The Rabobank in Bergambacht had to deal with a very unusual customer on Tuesday - a screaming man wielding a knife. The man, 43 years old from The Hague, was arrested after doing some damage to the interior of the bank.

Apr 16 '15 11:54

On Wednesday the police arrested a 16 year old boy for threatening a 42 year old teacher with a knife.

Apr 7 '15 09:08

A NS conductor was attacked by a passenger yesterday afternoon in the train between Oisterwijk and Tilburg. The 49 year old passenger threatened the 46 year old conductor by pressing a knife against his throat.

Apr 3 '15 17:36

A man was shot, stabbed with an awl and beaten with an ax on Cypresstraat in Breda on Friday, according police and Omroep Brabant. The victim, estimated to be 35-years old, was seriously injured and rushed to an area hospital.

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Jan 10 '15 16:14

A man held by Amsterdam police during Thursday’s minute of silence for the recent Paris shootings had a large knife in his possession. He disrupted the quiet moment by singing comedian Hans Teeuwen’s song “Het vrije woord,” a song about free speech.

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Dec 26 '14 13:16

The police arrested four Groningen residents (aged 30, 31, 35 and 52 years) after a brawl on Pleiadenlaan last night. Shots were fired during the fight.

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Dec 21 '14 15:38

Famed Rotterdam cooking shop Kookpunt listed a knife set on their website for the home chef that has everything: a €55,000 three-piece Nesmuk knife set and knife block. The knives are forged over several days, with the manufacturer calling them as much a work of art as the work of a craftsman.

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Sep 30 '14 08:33

Four armed men attempted to rob an Albert Heijn supermarket on the Alber Schweitzersingel road in Amersfoort on Monday at around 8 p.m. Police hunted the men down in vain on Monday, but have started an investigation.

Shooting Alphen
Jul 23 '14 11:57

The 46-year-old man who was shot in shopping center Herenhof in Alphen aan den Rijn was carrying a large knife. This was noticed by entrepreneur Martijn Haasbeek who was the first to attempt reanimation on the man, who was shot through the lung. His efforts were in vain.

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Apr 7 '14 08:00

Six people have been arrested in Rotterdam on Saturday after a knife fight broke out, the police reports. At least one person has been injured and is in hospital.

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Mar 26 '14 14:36

A woman was sexually assaulted in a train between Maastricht and Amsterdam Amstel, Friday night. Two suspects, 19 and 27 years old, were arrested.

Dec 27 '13 15:09

A 72-year-old Eindhoven resident was robbed in his hometown Wednesday evening. Four young men threatened the man with a knife while he was walking his dog on the Lohengrinlaan near Cruijfcourt.

Oct 18 '13 00:01

In the Venlo district Blerick police shot a 22-year-old Polish man who threatened them with a knife.

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