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Jul 26 '17 15:20

The police arrested two men shortly after a 41-year-old man from Barendrecht was shot and killed in his car on Langehorst in Rotterdam on Wednesday morning. They were arrested close to the crime scene. Whether they were involved in the sooting is as yet unclear, the Telegraaf reports.

Police officers noticed the duo shortly after arriving at the scene of the shooting. They were in a car on the terrain of a mortuary, right opposite where the victim's Seat Leon was parked. 

Police
Jul 26 '17 12:20

The police will make no further announcements about two persons who were on Monday "out of respect for the loved ones", the police said in a statement. The victims were identified as a 44-year-old man and a 42-year-old woman who lived in the home on Graafschap Hornelaan.

According to the police, investigation ruled out a crime "involving a third person". The investigation was therefore closed.

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Jul 26 '17 11:40

A 24-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of setting a last week. and four others were injured in the fire.

Zoetermeer ATM explosion
Jul 26 '17 08:27

The police are planning an experiment in Amsterdam, Rotterdam and Utrecht in which they will more intensely target ATM bombers and ram-raiders. The experiment involves stopping these criminals by following them very obviously and annoyingly, taking their illegally earned money and also keeping an eye on their family members, NOS reports.

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Jul 26 '17 08:03

A 41-year-old man died in hospital during the early hours of Wednesday morning after a shooting in Rotterdam. Witnesses reported hearing multiple gunshots and the man's injuries looked like gunshot wounds, the police confirmed to NU.nl.

The victim was found critically injured in a car on Langehorst in Rotterdam-Zuid. He was rushed to the hospital, where he died. 

A special investigation team is on the case and is expected to release more information during the course of Wednesday. 

Youngmin Kwon
Jul 26 '17 07:48

The police found the body of missing Korean student Youngmin Kwon in the water at the Leidse Kort Galgewater on Tuesday. Kwon was last seen alive during the early hours of Sunday morning, AD reports.

The 25-year-old student form South Korea lived and studied in Leiden. He disappeared after a night out. 

On Tuesday afternoon the police told local broadcaster Unity that a body was found in the water. The Leiden police now confirmed that it is the missing student.

The police are investigating how he died. 

Jail
Jul 26 '17 07:39

Two Dutch-Surinamese persons were arrested in Suriname on Sunday on suspicion of involvement in terrorist activities, the Surinamese Ministry of Justice and Police announced on Tuesday. There are no indications of an immediate threat, the statement said, according to NU.nl.

"Until now, facts and circumstances and investigation have not yet revealed that the suspects would have posed risk to a mission or embassy established here", the Ministry said.

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Jul 25 '17 16:20

Two men invaded a home in Oosterblokker around 6:00 a.m. on Tuesday morning and surprised the home's two residents in their bed. The residents were beaten and left tied up in the bed, according to the police.

The robbers searched through the home for hours, eventually leaving around 8:00 a.m.

They fled in the residents black Audi A3. The car had a remarkable orange, gray and red kite board in it and two bags, one colored neon yellow and red the other black, in it.

The car was found sometime after 8:00 a.m. on the Compaigne in Zwaag.

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Jul 25 '17 15:40

Kaene M. of rap formation SFB was arrested with a loaded gun in Amsterdam Zuidoost on Saturday. The 20-year-old rapper was detained immediately after a performance at Vestival, AT5 reported on Tuesday. 

A festival attendee alerted security officers about the weapon. The security guards called in the police, and the rapper was arrested. He will be arraigned on Tuesday.

SFB is scheduled to perform at Kwaku this weekend. It is not yet clear whether Kaene M. will make the performance.

Key-logger
Jul 25 '17 12:15

The police arrested a 32-year-old man in Groningen on suspicion of computer fraud, identity fraud and money laundering. He was caught buying items online with stolen identities and then reselling them. He told the police he did so to pay off his student loan, the police said in a statement.

The man placed so-called key-loggers on two public computers at an educational institution in the city of Groningen. Key-loggers record what keys are hit on a keyboard, which gave the man access to, for example, credit card information or login details. 

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Jul 25 '17 11:35

A 21-year-old man was stabbed at Tilburg Fair just after midnight. He was taken to hospital and is in a stable condition. The perpetrator fled, Omroep Brabant reports.

The stabbing happened around 00:30 a.m. on Tuesday at the crossing of Heuvel and Telegraafstraat. The young man sustained multiple stab wounds, but was conscious and able to speak with the police when he was found. He was taken to hospital by ambulance. 

Police officer and paramedic
Jul 25 '17 10:15

A 15-year-old girl was stabbed at the Postjesweg subway station in Amsterdam Nieuw-West on Monday afternoon. The police believe the stabbing was a result of a quarrel within a group of teen girls, a spokesperson said to newspaper AD. Two girls were arrested.

The victim sustained cuts in one of her breasts. Her injuries are not life threatening. She was taken to a hospital for treatment.

The two arrested girls are suspected of attempted manslaughter and attempted aggravated assault.

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Jul 25 '17 07:52

An ATM bombing in Germany early on Tuesday morning, ended in a car crash in the city of Utrecht. The perpetrators fled afoot and the police are still looking for them, AD reports.

The bombing happened in Wessel, a few dozen kilometers from the border at Arnhem. The German police gave chase and called in their Dutch colleagues when the Audi the perpetrators were driving crossed the border into the Netherlands.

Tilburg fair, July 2017
Jul 24 '17 17:30

A 3-year-old boy was critically injured when he somehow got stuck under a cart on a fairground attraction at the Tilburg fair on Saturday. He is now in a stable condition and out of danger, alderman Erik de Ridder of the municipality of Tilburg said, Brabants Dagblad reports.

It took rescue workers almost an hour to free the boy. He was rushed to a hospital, where he was treated.

Jul 24 '17 16:10

Two men from Belgium are suspected of setting a large fire in the cave system on the border between Maastricht and the Belgian village of Kanne last week. The fire started on Thursday night and is still burning, RTL Nieuws reports.

On Saturday morning the fire department gave up on extinguishing the fire and are now just keeping it under control while it burns out. That can take weeks. Both Maastricht and Kanne are covered in smoke. "People must take a week or two of smoke and stench into account", a spokesperson for the fire department said to the broadcaster.

Elle Custers from Spaubeek, missing in France since 21 Jul 2017
Jul 24 '17 15:30

The Limburg police are working with the French authorities to investigate about a dozen tips about 20-year-old on Friday, the police said on Facebook.

Police officers on the street
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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Jul 24 '17 12:50

The police found two bodies in an apartment on Graafschap Hornelaan in Weert, Limburg on Monday morning. Exactly what happened in the home is still unclear. The police are investigating, ANP reports.

According to Eindhovens Dagblad, the victims are a man and a woman. Around 9:30 a.m. emergency services received a report that the two did not show up at work. The police went to check the home and found the bodies.

De Limburger reported that there was a fight at the same address earlier on Monday morning, but the police deny this. 

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Jul 24 '17 12:10

A death threat directed at Woerden mayor Victor Molkenboer was spray-painted on the Hollandbaan in Woerden. The text, which also declares war on the police and mayor, was signed "regards drug dealers", according to RTV Utrecht.

"Molkenboer retirement or death", the text read. And: "You will burn."

Ambulance
Jul 24 '17 10:50

Four people were hospitalized when their car crashed into a canal in the Friesland town of Waskemeer on Sunday evening. Two of them, a 9-year-old boy from Leeuwarden and a 19-year-old woman from Haulerwijk, are in critical condition, the police  said in a statement.

A total of six people were in the car when it crashed int the Haulerwijkstervaart on Compagnonsweg. All six were taken to hospital, two were discharged after being checked over. 

Bystanders managed to help some of the car's occupants out of the water while emergency services responded. 

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Jul 24 '17 10:10

A 55-year-old man was found dead in his home in the Overijssel town of Slagharen on Sunday morning. The police are investigating whether he was murdered.

The home is located on Geert Michelsweg. According to Tubantia, the police closed down the street on Sunday morning and a team from the Netherlands Forensic Institute and two fire trucks were at the scene. 

Elle Custers from Spaubeek, missing in France since 21 Jul 2017
Jul 24 '17 07:31

Nijmegen student Elle Custers is missing in France, the Limburg police reported on Sunday. The 20-year-old woman did not arrive at her holiday address over the weekend. Her parents had contact with her for the last time on Friday.

Elle is from Spaubeek in Limburg. According to the police, she traveled from Spain, where she worked as an au pair, to Bordeaux in France by train and bicycle. She contacted her parents from Bordeaux on Friday. She had a train ticket to travel from Bordeaux to Sainte Foy la Grande on Saturday. Whether she made this journey is unclear. 

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Jul 21 '17 15:30

On July 11th the police pulled over a delivery van on the A30 near the Gelderland town of Lunteren and found 132 kilograms of heroin and several firearms inside. The driver and passenger were arrested, the police announced on Friday. 

The police pulled the van over for a traffic check and noticed some illegal items. Upon further investigation, the police found hidden compartments containing the drugs as well as two gun trains, eight small arms, a shotgun, a silencer and a large amount of ammunition. 

Efteling
Jul 21 '17 12:10

A 43-year-old woman from Tilburg was arrested on Thursday night for assaulting a young child at a bus stop in front of amusement park Efteling. A security guard in the Kaatsheuvel park saw on surveillance cameras how the woman hit the child in the face at least ten times. He called the police, Omroep Brabant reports.

The police were called in around 9:30 p.m. According to the police, the child is younger than 5-years-old and is now in the care of youth protection. The woman is in custody.  Whether the woman is the child's mother is unclear. 

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