Jan 15 '16 09:28

Police apprehended two men investigators say are responsible for a string of armed robberies. One of the crimes was the robbery of an Avia gas station in Borne, Overijssel, where the perpetrator dressed up in blackface and posed as Zwarte Piet.

Nov 25 '15 10:24

Almost a year after a man dressed as Zwarte Piet robbed the Avida gas station on Europastraat in Borne, the case is still unsolved. The police are calling on the public's help to solve this case and arrest this robber.

Jan 27 '15 08:13

Artist Ralph Prins died at the age of 88 yesterday. One of his best known works is the design for National Monument Kamp Westerbork, which was unveiled by Queen Juliana in 1970.

Dec 10 '14 13:11

The police have released photos and video from a surveillance camera of the man dressed as Zwarte Piet robbing the Avia gas station on Europastraat in Borne on November 30th.

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Dec 1 '14 12:22

A man dressed like Zwarte Piet robbed a gas station in Borne yesterday.

Jul 25 '13 08:24

At a cemetery in Borne, Twente,  17 graves have been destroyed. The police reported this on Wednesday.

A day earlier a witness reported that there was someone stealing items from the graves. The police could not find the man, but research showed on Wednesday that there were 17 graves damaged. Presumably, copper and bronze statues were stolen from these graves.

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