Amsterdam Zuidoost

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May 3 '18 15:30

The police arrested two men in connection with a fatal shooting on Krootstraat in Amsterdam Zuidoost on Wednesday night. The suspects are 22 and 23 years old and both from Amsterdam, Het Parool reports.

The shooting happened around 11:10 p.m. One person died at the scene. A 29-year-old man from Amsterdam was injured and taken to hospital. 

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May 3 '18 07:17

One person was killed and another injured in a shooting on Krootstraat in Amsterdam Zuidoost on Wednesday night. A possible suspect was arrested, the police said in a statement.

The shooting happened around 11:10 p.m. The wounded victim was rushed to hospital in unknown condition. "The other victim, despite intensive resuscitation, unfortunately died", the police said. 

The police closed down the area around the shooting for investigation. Exactly what happened is not yet clear. No details about the victims' and suspect's identities were released. 

Schiphol Airport station in Amsterdam
Apr 29 '18 08:34

A power outage in Amsterdam severely affected operations at the city's Schiphol Airport on Sunday. The problems began early in the morning, with electricity restored by 4:30 a.m., but inbound flights were put on hold, and arrivals were set to be reduced through at least 11 a.m. causing a knock-on effect to the airport's scheduled flights.

Some 67 departures and 66 arrivals were cancelled through 8 p.m., as well as dozens of delays, according to the airport.

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Apr 16 '18 07:17

The police fired warning shots during a confrontation with an unknown number of suspects on the parking lot of a retirement home on  Nigtevechthof in Amsterdam Zuidoost on Sunday night. Four suspects were arrested after a chase. No one was injured, the police said on Twitter.

Local residents called the police to report shots fired around 10:00 p.m. Witnesses told AT5 that a total of eight shots were fired, six of which happened in quick succession. The police can not yet say whether there was an actual shooting.

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Mar 8 '18 11:25

A pupil of the Bindelmeer College in Amsterdam Zuidoost was injured in a stabbing at the school on Thursday morning. She was stabbed in her lower body, but her injuries are not life threatening, a police spokesperson said to Het Parool.

The police responded to the secondary school on Dubbelink around 9:45 a.m. on Thursday. Another girl, also a pupil at the school, was arrested. The victim was taken to hospital for treatment.

The police are talking to wintesses and investigating what happened. The spokesperson could not tell Het Parool how old the involved girls are. 

Soft drugs seized in Amsterdam Zuidoost in an investigation into an Irish-Dutch drug gang, 15 Nov 2017
Nov 17 '17 17:20

The Amsterdam police arrested eight men in the Dutch capital on Wednesday in a large drug investigation with the Irish authorities. The suspects, four Dutch men, three Irish men and a Belgian, were arrested in different locations throughout the capital, the police said in a statement on Wednesday.

The police also seized over 150 thousand euros in cash, 175 kilograms of soft drugs, and a computer that generates bitcoins from two homes in Amsterdam Zuidoost. 

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Nov 16 '17 08:40

The Amsterdam police may have stumbled across a serial killer in a missing person investigation. 44-year-old Sjonny W. from Amsterdam is suspected of gruesomely murdering two women, and involvement in the disappearance of a third, the Telegraaf reported on Thursday.

Police officers on the street
Oct 11 '17 12:30

Armed perpetrators robbed a number of musicians at a music studio on Keienbergweg in Amsterdam Zuidoost during the early hours of Wednesday morning, AT5 reports.

The armed robbery happened around 2:45 a.m., as the musicians were leaving the music studio. They were threatened and robbed of their belongings. Exactly what was stolen is not clear.

The robbers fled with their loot. Police officers searched the area, but to no avail. The police call on witnesses to come forward. 

Amsterdam commemorates the 25th anniversary of the Bijlmer disaster, 4 Oct 2017
Oct 5 '17 13:30

The 25th anniversary of an El Al cargo plane crashing into two apartment buildings in Bijlmermeer, was commemorated in Amsterdam-Zuidoost on Wednesday. The accident killed 39 local residents and the four crew members on the plane.

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Sep 25 '17 15:00

A 44-year-old man arrested in connection with the disappearance of Sabrina Oosterbeek from Amsterdam in March, is now also suspected of murdering another woman in Amsterdam Zuidoost in 2004, the judiciary announced on Monday, AT5 reports.

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Jul 28 '17 07:37

A 38-year-old man was stabbed to death on an Amsterdam subway during rush hour on Tuesday evening. Bystanders and emergency services tried to resuscitate the Amsterdam man, and he was rushed to hospital, but he died of his injuries, Het Parool reports.

The stabbing happened on subway 53, near the Venserpolder stop at Dalsteindreef in Zuidoost around 6:00 p.m. A 27-year-old man from Amsterdam was arrested almost immediately after the stabbing. He initially fled the scene, but the police quickly tracked him down. The circumstances surrounding the stabbing are being investigated.

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Jul 4 '17 12:05

One man was rushed to the hospital after being injured in a shooting on Geerdinkhof in Amsterdam on Tuesday. The police are looking for a heavy set white man wearing grey shorts and a blue shirt.

The man's description was spread through alert system Burgernet. He is wanted in connection with the shooting, according to the Burgernet message. 

The victim's condition is unknown. The police closed down the area for investigation. 

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Jun 29 '17 10:39

A 37-year-old woman was critically injured in a shooting in the parking lot of a retirement home in the Amsterdam neighborhood Koornhorst on Thursday morning. The woman was rushed to hospital with injuries to her head, according to Het Parool.

The shooting happened around 8:30 a.m. The retirement home is near the Bijlmedrie primary school. The shooter, a man in a ski-mask according to the newspaper, is on the run. The police closed the surrounding area for investigation. A police helicopter was seen circling the area. 

Sabrina Oosterbeek, missing in Amsterdam since 8 March 2017
Jun 27 '17 13:20

The police arrested a 44-year-old man from Amsterdam on suspicion of involvement in the disappearance of 30-year-old Sabrina Oosterbeek. The Amsterdam woman disappeared after leaving her apartment in Amsterdam Zuidoost on March 8th. The police fear she fell victim to a crime.

The Amsterdam man's home was searched. He is in restricted custody, which means that he is only allowed contact with his lawyer.

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May 9 '17 14:55

A car company Carfix Dew in Amsterdam Zuidoost was closed down indefinitely by Amsterdam Mayor Eberhard van der Laan on Tuesday morning. The authorities believe the company built hidden compartments into cars for criminals to use in smuggling weapons, drugs or money, Het Parool reports. 

This is the first time that a garage in Amsterdam is closed for posing "a serious risk" to public order.

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Mar 21 '17 14:10

A 15-year-old boy was arrested in Rotterdam on Thursday in connection with a fatal stabbing in Amsterdam Zuidoost on March 7th. A 20-year-old man was critically injured in the stabbing. He died in hospital three days later, Het Parool reports.

The motive for the stabbing is still unclear. It happened around 11:30 p.m. on Hofgeest. The victim was stabbed multiple times. Local residents heard him screaming and called the emergency services. 

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Jan 30 '17 09:53

Six underage kids were arrested at Amsterdam Central Station on Sunday evening on suspicion of assaulting a fellow passenger in a stationary subway train. The victim was injured in the face and knee, Het Parool reports.

The assault happened around 8:30 p.m. on subway 54, which travels to Gein. The victim was assaulted by seven attackers. Six of them were arrested, with the aid of GVB personnel. The suspects are between the ages of 14 and 16 years, all from Amsterdam Zuidoost.

The police are still looking for a seventh suspect, a 20-year-old man. 

Some 100 people gather on Bijlmerplein in Amsterdam Zuidoost to protest against the arrest of a 12-year-old boy, 26 Jan 2017
Jan 27 '17 12:00

Some 100 people gathered on the Bijlmerplein in Amsterdam Zuidoost on Thursday night to protest against the arrest of a 12-year-old boy on the square earlier this week. Activist Jeffrey Afriyie and politician Sylvana Simons were among the protesters. "Let this be the last tie we deliver our children to people that would rather lock them up than bring them up." Afriyie said speaking at the protest, AD reports.

A 12-year-old boy being arrested in Amsterdam Zuidoost, 24 Jan 2017
Jan 26 '17 15:10

Outrage and anger reign in Amsterdam-Zuidoost over the arrest of a 12-year-old boy at the Amsteramse Poort on Tuesday afternoon. Enforcement officers stopped the boy for cycling where it was not allowed, AT5 reports.

According to the broadcaster, the boy did not want to show any identification - though a person on Facebook points out that at age 12 you don't have to carry ID with you. Videos posted on social media show how the boy is cuffed, to the fury of bystanders. The enforcers called the police and handed the boy over to them.

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Jan 18 '17 10:03

The police released surveillance camera footage showing a cyclist wanted in connection with the murder of Rosleny Magdalena in Amsterdam Zuidoost in November last year.

The 28-year-old woman was gunned down on November 17th after she dropped her daughter off at school. The shooting happened on a bridge near Maldenhof. She died at the scene. 

Nov 28 '16 13:00

A 43-year-old woman was stabbed and had a corrosive liquid thrown in her face in Amsterdam-Zuidoost on Sunday afternoon, the police said on Monday. Her attacker was an as yet unidentified woman.

Tthe victim was walking out of an apartment building on Geldershoofd when she was attacked. A corrosive liquid was thrown in her face. A struggle ensued and she was stabbed with a sharp object before her attacker ran off. The incident happened around 4:45 p.m.

The woman was admitted to a hospital for treatment.

The police are calling on witnesses to come forward.

 

Some 30 failed asylum seekers under We Are Here occupy an empty office building on Reigersbos in Amsterdam Zuidoost, 27 Nov 2016
Nov 28 '16 08:56

A group of failed asylum seekers known under the name We Are Here is squatting in another Amsterdam building. The group of about 30 failed asylum seekers tookup residence in an office building on Reigersbos in Zuidoost, the group announced on Facebook.

Before moving into this building, the people were living in buildings on Rijswijkstraat. They come from Ethiopia, Eritrea and Sudan, according to Het Parool. They've been put out on the street by the municipality of Amsterdam about 20 times, according to them. 

Nov 18 '16 10:10

Right-wing grop Pegida decided to protest against Amsterdam's decision not to allow blackface makeup at its Sinterklaas party by parading Zwarte Pieten in blackface makeup through some of Amsterdam's most ethnically diverse neigborhoods.

Nov 18 '16 08:41

The woman found dead on a bridge near Maldenhof in Amsterdam Zuidoost on Thursday morning, is 28-year-old woman from Zuidoost. She was the mother of a 6-year-old child, AT5 reports.

The victim was killed in a shooting, the police confirmed. She had no criminal record. The motive for her murder is unclear.

The woman's body was found by bystanders on Thursday morning. Emergency services tried to resuscitate her, but it was to no avail. The young mother died at the scene. 

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