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Jan 19 '18 17:00

The Public Prosecutor demanded 200 hours of community service against two men and a woman suspected of attacking a mosque in Dordrecht in 2016. Should they fail to do their community service, they should go to jail for 100 hours, the Prosecutor demanded, RTL Nieuws reports.

A group of 15 people vandalized the mosque on June 23rd, 2016, after a Kursidh family in the Wielwijk neighborhood was threatened. The family hung a Kurdish flag outside their house for a short time after their daughter passed her final exams. They were threatened, and a stone was thrown through their window.

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Jan 19 '18 11:10

The police raided five homes in Utrecht, Bunschoten-Spakenburg and Amersfoort on Tuesday as part of a major investigation into a number of assassinations and attempted assassinations in the Utrecht region. Two persons from Bunschoten-Spakenburg, aged 24 and 33 years, were arrested. The police also seized four firearms and a number of other items, AD reports.

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Jan 18 '18 13:22

Two people were injured in an incident at Wageningen University on Thursday morning. At least one was taken to hospital with stab wounds. A man was arrested. He is a Spanish speaking student, a university employee told De Gelderlander.

According to the employee, the stabbing victim is another student. He was stabbed in the eye and taken to a hospital in Ede, the newspaper reports. The other victim was beaten and treated at the scene by paramedics.

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Jan 17 '18 10:03

A man and a woman were recently arrested at Schiphol airport separately from each other after returning from conflict areas in Syria and Iraq, the Public Prosecutor announced in a statement. Both are suspected of participating in a terrorist organization.

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Jan 17 '18 07:54

The police arrested a suspect in connection with the death of Nathalie Polak. The 21-year-old woman was found dead on New Year's morning after a

An autopsy on the young woman's body revealed that she was killed in a crime, the Gelderlander reports. There were also signs of arson in her flat. 

Jan 16 '18 16:30

The police arrested two members of outlaw motorcycle club No Surrender who they believe may have been involved in the murder of from Almere. The two men, aged 32 and 40, were arrested in Amsterdam on Monday, the police said in a statement on Tuesday.

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Jan 16 '18 13:20

On Tuesday morning the police arrested a 45-year-old woman and a 60-year-old man in the Drenthe town of Hijken on suspicion of fraud with European subsidies. They're suspected of stealing around a million euros by getting subsidies for fake research, the police said in a statement.

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Jan 16 '18 10:40

The police evacuated an international train at the station in Wierden, Overijssel on Monday after an aggressive passenger started breaking the train's windows. The man was arrested on the train, ANP reports.

According to NS, the train was on its way from Berlin to Amsterdam. "The man broke a number of the train's windows", a spokesperson for the Dutch rail company said to the news wire. 

Evacuated passengers completed their journey on another train. The damaged train was driven to a location where its windows can be repaired without passengers.

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Jan 16 '18 07:31

A woman was found dead in a home on Mathenesserweg in Rotterdam on Monday afternoon. The police believe she was killed in a crime. One man was arrested, the police said in a statement.

The victim still has to be formally identified, but the police believe she is the 39-year-old resident of the first floor home. The police responded to the home around 4:15 p.m. after other people in the home called emergency number 112.

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Jan 15 '18 16:20

A woman was attacked and stabbed on Oberonlaan in Heerhugowaard on Monday morning. She was attacked by a man who was carrying a knife and a firearm in his hands, NH Nieuws reports. The woman was injured and a trauma helicopter was deployed to the scene.

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Jan 15 '18 14:20

The police arrested a 48-year-old scooter rider for assaulting a taxi driver in a road rage incident on Stadshouderskade in Amsterdam last week Monday. The taxi driver had to be hospitalized. The suspect confessed to the crime, the police said in a statement.

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Jan 15 '18 13:40

The police discovered a woman while investigating a missing person report. A woman living on Neptunusstraat was reported missing on Tuesday, January 9th. The body was found when the police went to investigate the missing woman's home two days later.

Jan 15 '18 09:02

A massive fire in a monumental building on Voorstraat in Velddriel early on Sunday morning largely destroyed the homes of 17 people, including a week old baby and a pregnant woman. A cannabis plantation was discovered during the extinguishing of the fire, the police confirmed. Whether the plantation was responsible for the fire is not yet clear.

The fire started around 2:00 a.m. on Sunday morning. The building is currently uninhabitable, Omroep Gelderland reports. The back side of the building sustained significant damage - the roof collapse and most of the windows are broken. 

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Jan 5 '18 07:12

The police arrested four people on the A16 near Dordrecht on Thursday evening after receiving a report about someone firing a gun from a car. The shots were fired on the A20 highway, and the suspects arrested on the A16, a police spokesperson confirmed to NU.nl.

The suspects were arrested in a vehicle with Belgian license plates. The police used the dangerous suspects technique to approach them, as there was a chance that they had a firearm. Whether a gun was found, is not yet clear.

The A16 towards Breda was closed off completely during the arrest. 

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Jan 1 '18 11:40

A Transavia flight from Seville, Spain to Amsterdam on Thursday evening was evacuated shortly before takeoff after passengers heard a man say 'suspicious slogans' on board. This included the words 'Allahu Akbar', the Telegraaf reports. 

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Jan 1 '18 08:44

The Netherlands rang in the new year with several shooting incidents. Two people were injured in shootings in Capelle aan den IJssel and the Groningen village of 't Zandt. In Roosendaal the police shot a man suspected of threatening others with a firearm. And police officers fired warning shots at fleeing suspects in Rotterdam.

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Dec 29 '17 12:50

A 29-year-old man from Goudswaard tried to crash his car into a firefighter in Schiedam on Thursday. "Our colleague managed to jump away just in time. This is absurd", a spokesperson for local safety office Veiligheidsregio Rotterdam-Rijmond said to newspaper AD.

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Dec 29 '17 12:06

The police arrested two persons suspected of involvement in a shooting in Maastricht after chasing them into Belgium on Friday morning. According to the police, no one was hurt in the shooting or the chase that followed.

The police responded to Craianstraat in Maastricht around 2:30 a.m. after receiving a report of shots being fired. At the scene responding officers saw a car speeding away and gave chase. 

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Dec 28 '17 16:40

The truck driver who on Thursday morning, was under the influence of alcohol. A 23-year-old police officer was killed in the crash and two of her colleagues were seriously injured. One officer is still in critical condition, RTL Nieuws reports. 

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Dec 28 '17 08:46

The Public Prosecutor released two of four men who were from custody. The other two men will be arraigned on Thursday, NU.nl reports.

Investigation into a 30-year-old man from Delft and a 23-year-old from Gouda did not reveal any indications of involvement in terrorism, the Prosecutor said. They were released from custody on Wednesday, but remain suspects.

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Dec 28 '17 08:30

A 35-year-old man from Tilburg was arrested in connection with the murder of 58-year-old, who wasin the city on Saturday night. The suspect was arrested in Breda on Wednesday afternoon, the victim's daughter confirmed to Omroep Brabant.

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Dec 27 '17 16:30

A 38-year-old man from Voorburg was arrested on Tuesday for throwing his girlfriend out of a first floor window. An hour before this happened, the police also responded to the home after neighbors complained about the noise. Then the Voorburg man told the police they were having a "nice Christmas night", AD reports.

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Dec 27 '17 10:30

The police arrested three people after a during the early hours of Tuesday morning. A 22-year-old from Germany, a 28-year-old from Heiloo and a 29-year-old from Hoorn are all suspected of public violence, AD reports.

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Dec 26 '17 14:20

The police arrested four men in Rotterdam on Sunday evening on suspicion of involvement in terrorism, the Public Prosecutor said in a statement on Tuesday. The suspects are three Dutch men and one Swedish man.

A foreign police service informed the Dutch authorities about the 29-year-old Swede's possible involvement in terrorism. He arrived in the Netherlands on a plane from Stockholm on Sunday afternoon. The police kept an eye on him, and arrested him with the three Dutch men early in the evening. 

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