Two boys, aged 7 and 8 years, were caught vandalizing several graves of the Sint Willebrodus church in the Brabant village of Liessel on Wednesday. Flower pots, ornaments and candles of several dozen graves were damaged or destroyed, the police announced in a statement.
Almost a tenth of Dutch boys between the ages of 12 and 15 years can be characterized as addicted to gaming, according to a study done by Utrecht University among nearly 2 thousand boys.
The police arrested two young boys in Amsterdam on Tuesday on suspicion of trying to mug a 91-year-old woman. The boys are 10 and 12 years old.
The police arrested two boys, aged 12 and 14 years, in in Opheusden in the early hours of Monday morning for vandalizing 13 cars.
Since Tuesday, three 10-year old boys have been detained at the police station in Zwolle, accused of assaulting a 7-year old boy in the Schellerpark. The boys cannot be criminally prosecuted, as they are minors, the police reports.
The cabinet will announce next week how much compensation will be offered to the surviving families of three Bosniaks (muslim men) who were sent away from their base Dutchbat in the Bosnian Srebrenica by Dutch militaries in 1995, the ministry of Defense announces.
Two boys of 14 and 15 years old violently robbed an 80-year-old woman on Monday.