Gun Claim Stops Leiden Trains

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Reports of a man on a train claiming he had a gun and threatening another passenger temporarily stopped all train traffic around Leiden Tuesday evening. One suspect was reportedly in custody, a police spokesperson said.A 66-year-old Rotterdam local was arrested. "The suspect was not armed," the police confirmed to website Dichtbij.nl

Jessica V. was standing outside Leiden Centraal when police responded to the emergency call. "You walk through Leiden Centraal, you're almost run over by a horde of police officers with bulletproof vests on..." she wrote on Twitter.

The NS report train traffic has since resumed.

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