Crime

gele-politiejas
Sep 19 '18 12:00

A man was seriously injured in a stabbing incident in a home in the Amsterdam neighborhood of De Baarsjes on Tuesday evening. A suspect was arrested in the area, AT5 reports.

The police responded to the scene around 9:10 p.m. on Tuesday. Forensic investigators closed down part of Van Kinsbergenstraat and part of Van Speijkstraat for investigation.

The victim was taken to hospital.

Witnesses reported hearing gunshots, but the police found no evidence of shots being fired, according to the broadcaster. 

Dutch police crime scene tape
Sep 19 '18 11:10

A person was found dead on the side of Houtrustweg in The Hague on Tuesday morning. The identity of the victim is not yet known. The police are investigating.

The body was found between the bushes and the drainage canal, opposite the water treatment plant, Omroep West reports.

According to the broadcaster, a tent, clothes and a clothes line was found near the body. 

JoS B. - suspect in Nicky Verstappen's murder
Sep 19 '18 08:31

The Public Prosecutor "has no case" against Jos B., the 55-year-old man from Simpelveld suspected of sexually assaulting and murdering 11-year-old in Brunssummerheide in 1998, B.'s lawyer Gerald Roethof said to RTL Nieuws on Tuesday.

Earlier on Tuesday Roethof told NU.nl that he still had to study additional documents the Prosecutor sent him.

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Sep 19 '18 08:02

Those who live in problem areas and break the law must be punished twice as harshly as those from another neighborhood who commit the same crime, according to VVD leader Klaas Dijkhoff. In this way he wants to force problem neighborhoods on the right path, he said to newspaper AD.

Dijkhoff will expand on his plan during the General Considerations, the parliamentary debate on next year's budget, on Wednesday.

Police guard in a detention center
Sep 18 '18 16:00

The police arrested a 17-year-old boy from Zwolle for suspected involvement in a on Van Galenstraat in the city. A 35-year-old man was seriously injured in the stabbing on Sunday afternoon, ANP reports.

Jail
Sep 18 '18 15:10

A new investigation was launched into the murder of a 63-year-old woman in Arnhem in 1998. The nine men convicted and sentenced to prison for her murder, may have been convicted based on false statements, the advisory committee for closed criminal cases ACAS announced on Tuesday, ANP reports.

The nine men were sentenced to between five and 12 years in prison. ACAS called their convictions "potentially unsafe" in advice given to the supreme court.

Demo_arrest,_handcuffed
Sep 18 '18 11:40

The police arrested 11 people in Veenendaal for disrupting public order. The arrests were made at the end of Lampegietersavond - a regional holiday that signals the start of autumn, NOS reports.

Dozens of young people committed vandalism and poured flammable liquid over bushes during the celebrations. To make sure the bushes aren't set alight, the fire department doused them with water. Dangerous fireworks were also thrown and a number of young people are suspected of drug possession.

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Sep 18 '18 10:50

A 38-year-old Afghan refugee who was convicted of raping an 18-year-old woman with a slight mental impairment in 2016, received a lower sentence from the court in Amsterdam to prevent him being deported, the Telegraaf reports.

The Public Prosecutor demanded 2 years in prison against Zaman S. for the rape. But the court ruled that the sentence must not have the consequence that he is deported, according to the newspaper.

MH17
Sep 18 '18 08:08

Russia again blamed the Ukraine for shooting down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in 2014 in a surprise press conference held on Monday. According to the Russians, the BUK missile that shot down the Boeing was indeed produced in Russia, but was in Ukrainian hands at the time of the disaster. The international team investigating the disaster, JIT, said it will "carefully study" Russia's accusations, but also pointed out that in the past the country has been less than generous when it came to responding to requests for assistance, NOS reports.

Sep 18 '18 07:30

The police searched multiple addresses in the Netherlands on Monday, looking for Erwin L., a man who threw a votive candle holder at the Golden Carriage on Budget Day 2010. With this year's Budget Day happening today, the police don't know where he is, AT5 and RTL Nieuws report.

Ambulance
Sep 17 '18 16:10

A 6-year-old girl from Kampen passed away on Sunday after she was seriously injured in an accident with a lawnmower last week, mayor Bort Koelewijn confirmed. According to the mayor, the girl's family were called to the hospital on Sunday. He received news of her passing on Monday, RTL Nieuws reports.

"Our hearts are full of sadness", Koelewijn said. "It is a huge blow for the family and those directly involved, but also for all the doctors who fought to the end."

arrestant-staat-voor-politiebalie
Sep 17 '18 12:50

A 46-year-old man was found dead in a home on Albardastraat in The Hague on Sunday morning. Six people were arrested, two of whom were still in custody on Sunday evening, ANP reports.

A spokesperson for the police confirmed to the news wire that the victim was killed in a crime, but would not confirm rumors that he was stabbed to death. The police are investigating what happened.

ambulancebroeders-en-agent-bij-incident
Sep 17 '18 12:00

A 70-year-old woman passed away after she was hit by a police officer on a motorcycle at the finish line of the Olympia's Tour cycling competition in Beneden-Leeuwen on Sunday, the organizers of the event confirmed to NOS.

Several motorcycle police officers drove in front of the cyclists in the final stage of the race. According to the organizers, the woman crossed the road unexpectedly and she was run over by one of the motorcycles. She was badly injured in the crash and later died in hospital.

Arjen Kamphuis, missing in Norway since 20 August 2018
Sep 17 '18 09:27

, who disappeared in Norway on August 20th, may have hid in a cargo ship that left for Stavanger around the day of his disappearance, according to the residents of the port town of Rognan. The Norwegian police are investigating this scenario, assistant commissioner Bjarte Walle said to Het Parool.

School bags
Sep 17 '18 08:28

A 16-year-old boy who  on Friday, will not be allowed to return to the school, the mayor of Roermond said at a meeting fro parents on Saturday. The teenager was showing positive development and the school had no indications that he was planning an attack, NOS reports.

Laurentius Hospital in Roermond
Sep 17 '18 08:01

A patient set herself on fire in the emergency room of the Laurentius Hospital in Roermond on Saturday morning. Nothing is known about the identify of the patient, only that she is a young woman. She was taken to the burns center in Beverwijk by helicopter, NOS reports.

The entire ground floor of the hospital was full of smoke as a result of the action. The ground floor was evacuated while the fire department ventilated the building. Two other patients waiting for treatment in the emergency room were taken to another hospital. 

gele-politiejas
Sep 17 '18 07:49

The police are looking for 12-year-old Rodechelies. The girl went missing in Amsterdam Zuidoost on Thursday. "Her family is very worried", the police said.

Rodechelies was last seen on Thursday morning at apartment building Kruitberg in Bijlmer. She is about 1.6 meters tall with black hair, brown eyes and braces. The police call on anyone with information about the girl's whereabouts to contact them at once.

A spokesperson for the police refused to tell AT5 anything about the girl's situation at the time of her disappearance. 

collegas-op-straat
Sep 17 '18 07:36

A man was stabbed at a playground on Van Galenstraat in Zwolle on Sunday afternoon. The victim was taken to hospital with unknown injuries. The police are looking for the perpetrator. The victim is the father of a child who was playing at the playground at the time, local residents told RTV Oost.

Witnesses told newspaper AD that the victim made a comment about a joint the perpetrator was smoking. The perpetrator stabbed him four times and ran off. 

collegas-op-straat
Sep 14 '18 15:07

The police found multiple weapons, including an air pistol, two knives, and a hatchet on a 16-year-old boy arrested for a  on Friday morning, the police confirmed to 1Limburg.

The boy entered the school on Hillenraedtstraat at around 8:30 a.m. with his arsenal. He fired multiple shots, both inside and outside the school building. No one was injured.

man-wordt-geboeid-afgevoerd arrest
Sep 14 '18 13:30

The police in Bergen op Zoom arrested a man on Thursday evening for waving a firearm around in the vicinity of children. The same man was arrested a week earlier, then because he was walking around with a weapon in his waistband, RTL Nieuws reports.

In last week's incident, the weapon turned out to be fake. Then the police were only able to arrest him after firing a warning shot.

Dutch police crime scene tape
Sep 14 '18 11:50

The police arrested a 16-year-old boy after a shooting at the Kennis- en Expertisecentrum (KEC) de Donderberg in Roermond on Friday morning. No one was injured, NOS reports.

The boy arrived at te school with a firearm at around 8:30 a.m. He fired multiple shots, both inside and outside the school. No one was hit.

Teachers tried to keep the teenager talking while the police responded. Officers arrived a few minutes later and overpowered the boy outside the school.

Arjen Kamphuis
Sep 14 '18 11:00

Missing Dutch man Arjen Kamphuis was in Vikeså in the south of Norway with two other people on August 30th, a witness said to Norwegian newspaper VG. That is 10 days after , and the same day his phone was turned on in the area for a brief time, NOS reports.

According to the witness, there was a good atmosphere and Kamphuis spoke Dutch and German with his two companions. They didn't have backpacks with them.

Dalai Lama
Sep 14 '18 08:22

The Dalai Lama will meet with victims of sexual abuse by Buddhist teachers in the Netherlands on Friday afternoon, responding to an urgent appeal 12 victims sent to him. As far as is known, this is the first time that the Dalai Lama is meeting with abuse victims, NOS reports.

ambulancebroeders-en-agent-bij-incident
Sep 14 '18 07:56

One person was taken to hospital with serious injuries after a "violent incident" in a home on Vlietstraat in Amsterdam on Thursday night, the police said on Twitter. The victim was found on the street. 

The police responded to the scene shortly before midnight after reports of a shooting. When emergency services arrived, they found the victim on the street. Witnesses told NH Nieuws that the victim fell or was pushed from a second floor window. 

The police are investigating what happened. It is not yet clear whether there was a shooting.

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