Routes of both cars used in Telegraaf attack identified

Getaway car used in attack on De Telegraaf building found burning on Noordkaperweg in Amsterdam, 27 June 2018
Getaway car used in attack on De Telegraaf building found burning on Noordkaperweg in Amsterdam, 27 June 2018. Photo: Politie

The police managed to track the routes taken by both vehicles used in an on Basisweg in Amsterdam early on Tuesday morning. Both the white Volkswagen Caddy used to crash into the building, and the black Audi A5 RS used as a getaway car were stolen and had fake license plates put on them, the police said in a statement.

Before the attack, the two vehicles drove together over Burgemeester de Vlugtlaan towards Haarlemmerweg. They turned left onto Seineweg and came out on Basisweg, according to the police.

At 3:53 a.m. on Tuesday, the white Caddy crashed into De Telegraaf building. The and got into a waiting getaway car - the Audi A5 RS. The Audi drove off towards the A10 highway.

Almost exactly 24 hours later - at 3:54 a.m. on Wednesday - the police received a report of a near the Volendam-Hengelo onramp to the A10. This turned out to be the Audi A5 RS.

The police would like to talk to anyone who saw these two vehicles or the persons who drove them. They're also looking for photos or video footage of the two locations around 4:00 a.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday. "All information with regards to these vehicles and/or persons is welcome", the police said. 

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