Amsterdam mayor Femke Halsema's son was arrested in July. He was caught in connection with an armed burglary, and police officers in the city fear that the case will be covered up, the Telegraaf wrote on Wednesday. That is not what happened, the mayor argued in a public letter and translated below.
The Amsterdam police carried out charges before the Champions League quarter final match between Ajax and Juventus at the Johan Cruijff Arena on Wednesday evening. Over 30 football supporters were arrested. Earlier in the day the police arrested over a hundred armed Italian supporters. The total number of arrests came to more than 140, NU.nl reports.
The police searched part of the Delft University of Applied Sciences on Wednesday after a report of a man with a firearm. No firearm was found and no one was arrested, NU.nl reports.
Police officers in bulletproof vests responded to TU Delft in large numbers.
The building searched belonged ot the faculty Mechanical, Maritime and Materials Engineering.
Several homes on Geertesplein in the Zeeland town of Kloetinge were evacuated on Thursday night after a man threatened one of the residents. The police searched the area for some time, but neither man nor weapon was found, Omroep Zeeland reports.
Multiple police units responded to Geertesplein at around 8:45 p.m. The homes on the top floors of an apartment complex were evacuated as a precaution, according to the broadcaster.
A spokesperson for the police could not say anything about the nature of the threat to Omroep Zeeland.
The police shot an armed man in the leg in the center of Best on Tuesday night. He was carrying a firearm, the police said in a statement.
According to the police, the man had a breakdown around 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday evening. He caused some property damage to his home on Raadhuisplein, threatened to open the gas and climbed onto the roof of his house. Several police officers, a negotiator and the fire department responded to the home. They repeatedly tried to make contact with the man. Around 8:00 p.m. they concluded that he was not at the house.
One man was injured in a massive fight in the center of Doetinchem, and 35 others arrested.
Police in The Hague apprehended a 24-year old man on Den Haag Centraal Station on Tuesday. The man was carrying several fire arms, the Public Prosecution Authority (OM) report.
The police officer, who shot and killed the 17-year-old Rishi last year on a The Hague train station, will be tried on Monday for manslaughter. The NOS made a reconstruction of the fatal last minute, based on parts of the investigation reports and interviews with people involved.