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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The police believe that the perpetrators behind the assassination of Ali Motamed in Almere in December last year, may live in Amsterdam. Analysis of telephone traffic revealed that they likely live somewhere in the area south of Gaasperplas to Gein, the police said on Opsporing Verzocht, AT5 reports
A man was killed in an apartment fire in Amsterdam on Thursday night. The police believe a crime was involved and an investigation is ongoing at the scene on Friday
A 23-year-old Amsterdam rapper JayJay, real name Jason D., is suspected of involvement in the assassination of criminal Abderrahim Belhadj. The judiciary believes that D. lured Belhadj to Kikkenstein apartment building in Bijlmer on May 9th, where he was gunned down
One man was injured in a shooting on Kolfschotenstraat in Amsterdam-Zuidoost on Tuesday afternoon. He was rushed to the hospital.
The Amsterdam police are looking for people who witnessed a stabbing at Kraaiennest in Amsterdam-Zuidoost on Saturday night. One man was rushed to the hospital with serious injuries.
The ABN Amro building on De Entree in Amsterdam-Zuidoost was evacuated on Thursday after employees on the third and fourth floor felt the building shaking. The bank's emergency response guided the more than a hundred employees outside