Gay couple Jasper Vernes-Sewratan and Ronnie Sewratan-Vernes were attacked by a group of men while walking home hand in hand from a party in Arnhem during the early hours of Sunday morning. Ronnie lost four teeth and part of a fifth in the attack. Jasper got away with bruised ribs and bruises on his back and knee, RTL Nieuws reports.
A 21-year-old Schiedam football player was arrested on Tuesday for aggravated assault on a referee during a football match on Sunday. The player headbutted 60-year-old Rotterdam referee Henry Swenandan during a match between Steeds Hoger 3 and Kocatepe 7, AD reports.
Five minutes before the end of the match, the referee issued a red card for tackling. The football player in question was not happy and headbutted the referee.
Two Hague police officers are in the high security court at Schiphol on Monday for a pro-forma hearing in the case around the death of Aruban man Mitch Henriquez shortly after his arrest in 2015. They are facing charges of aggravated assault resulting in death, but may eventually be convicted of culpable homicide, AD reports.
On Thursday the police arrested a 24-year-old man from Amsterdam on suspicion of involvement in the aggravated assault of a gay couple in the Dutch capital in October last year, the police announced in a statement on their website.
The assault happened on Ruijterkade on October 16th. Three young men on scooters attacked the gay couple, seemingly out of nowhere. The police believe that the couple was targeted due to their sexual orientation. One of te victims sustained a fractured skull in the attack and spent some time in the hospital.
On Tuesday the Supreme Court sentenced kickboxer Badr Hari to two years in prison, 10 months conditionally suspended. The Dutch kickboxer was found guilty of various assaults, including that of now deceased businessman Koen Everink at Sensation White in Amsterdam in 2012. After Hari's time in custody is subtracted from the sentence, he still has to spend about 6 months in jail, NU.nl reports.
A 70-year-old man from Rijssen was violently assaulted in a home invasion on Tuesday. Despite serious head wounds and fractured vertebrae, he managed to leave the police a note about the persons who attacked him, written on the wall in his own blood, De Stentor reports.
The victim was only found about 20 hours after the attack. His daughter went to check on him after he did not show up for an appointment and did not answer the phone. He was rushed to the hospital in a serious condition.
The police arrested a 29-year-old man from Groningen on Tuesday on suspicion of aggravated assault on a prostitute in 2008. This investigation was recently reopened after a new development in the case, GIC reports.
On October 22nd, 2008 a 21-year-old prostitute was violently assualted by a client. The woman was beaten several times with an unknown object. She sustained a serious head wound and a shattered figner. After attacking her, the perpetrator ran off with the money she had earned that day.
The Public Prosecutor is prosecuting former CDA Minister and KLM CEO Camiel Eurlings for assaulting his ex-girlfriend Tessa Rolink, a spokesperson for the prosecutor confirmed to NU.nl.
The Amsterdam police arrested nine people on Saturday night after a brawl in the Red Light District. Three people were injured. Two had to go to the hospital, though their injuries were not too serious
Five police officers made "error after error" in the arrest of Mitch Henriquez in The Hague last year, according to two police scientists who investigated the event. Henriquez died a day after being arrested at a music festival in June 2015. His death caused days of rioting in Schilderswijk and weeks of general unrest in The Hague.
The 32-year-old man seriously injured in a fight in Amsterdam's Red Light District on Saturday night, passed away of his injuries on Monday morning, the police announced.
A fight in Amsterdam's Red Light District on Saturday night left one man in a coma. The police are looking for witnesses.
The Amsterdam police arrested a man for assaulting several people in the Red Light District on Saturday.
The police are now investigating 70 deaths connected to alternative cancer clinic Klaus Ross in Germany. According to German broadcaster WDR, the police suspect these deaths may have been caused by treatment in the clinic.
A man was beaten unconscious and had his arm dislocated by his neighbor at his home in Halsteren, Noord-Brabant on Wednesday morning. It seems the neighbor was upset about a parking spot, the police said.
One attendee at a house party in Drachten on Saturday night saw his evening come to an abrupt end when he lost his little finger and ring finger to an angry neighbor and his machete
A 9-year-old boy from Den Helder is currently being treated for severe burns after another child doused him with boiling water while they were playing outside on Thursday afternoon, Noordhollands Dagblad reports. The police are questioning a 9-year-old suspect.
The police arrested a 15-year-old boy in Bergen on Monday night on suspicion of aggravated assault on a 49-year-old man.
A 21-year-old man was arrested in Eindhoven on Monday for severely assaulting a 48-year-old cyclist in a road rage incident, the police said in a statement on their website.
A 22-year-old woman died in a Deventer hospital on Friday after being severely assaulted. Her 25-year-old boyfriend was arrested. De Stentor reports that the woman was pregnant.
Camiel Eurlings is pressing charges against his ex-girlfriend who accused him of abusing her. The former KLM CEO is accusing her of attempted blackmail or extortion and defamation, according to a statement by his lawyer which Dutch newspaper AD has in its possession.
Udo D. does not want to talk about beating a woman to death with a bottle on a Leeuwarden street last year, he said in a statement to the police that was read in court on Tuesday
A court in Alkmaar sentenced Lysander de R., president of the Haarlem chapter of the Hell's Angels, to 2.5 years in prison on Friday. He was found guilty of illegal firearm possession and assault
The court in Amsterdam decided to postpone the attempted murder trail against former Ajax footballer Evander Sno and two relatives on Wednesday. This is to give their attorneys more time to view video footage of the brawl they stand accused for