call for witnesses

Police officer looking for witnesses
Sep 12 '17 12:48

A 48-year-old man who was around midnight on Monday, died of his injuries on Tuesday morning, the police confirmed. The police are looking for witnesses and anyone who took photos or recorded a video of the incident.

Sarah Kolenberg
Aug 31 '17 09:39

The police arrested a 48-year-old man from Enschede on suspicion of involvement in the death of Sarah Kolenberg. The 40-year-old salsa dancer was on Sunday, AD reports. 

The suspect's house was searched an the police seized a number of items for investigation. The arrest was made on Tuesday night, but the police only announced it late on Wednesday.

Police officers question people on the Antoine Platekade in Rotterdam, where the body of a baby was found in a rubbish bag hidden among some bushes on 3 Aug 2017
Aug 30 '17 08:22

A in Rotterdam on August 3rd, has Asian roots, the police revealed on Opsporing Verzocht on Tuesday night. A DNA investigation revealed that the baby boy's mother originally came from Asia, though exactly where in Asia is not yet clear. "For the sake of clarity: the mother may live in the Netherlands, but has her roots in Asia", the police said. 

Police officer looking for witnesses
Aug 21 '17 14:00

The police launched a large-scale search for witnesses in the death of 37-year-old Tjeerd van Seggeren in De Westereen in Friesland. Van Seggeren was on Sunday morning, July 9th. He attended the FreezeForce music festival the night before, ANP reports.

Aug 21 '17 11:20

A person was found dead in a fire in a semi-detached house on Papaverstraat in Doetinchem during the early hours of Sunday morning. By Sunday evening the police were still trying to identify the victim. The victim is not the resident of the house, he was not home during the fire. The police call on witnesses to come forward.

Ambulance
Aug 4 '17 10:50

A 65-year-old man was killed in a brawl in Valkenburg on Thursday night. Emergency responders resuscitated him at the scene and rushed him to the hospital, where he died of his injuries, ANP reports.

The police will do a neighborhood investigation on Friday to find out who was involved in the fight and what circumstances were around it.

The brawl happened around 11:00 p.m. on Salviastraat. Multiple people were involved, according to the news wire. The police call on witnesses to come forward.

Crime scene tape
Aug 4 '17 07:52

The Rotterdam police are determined to identify a , hidden in some bushes in the parking lot next to the Luxor Theater in Rotterdam on Thursday. Investigators call on anyone with information to come forward, AD reports.

The gender and age of the child is still unclear. As is how or how long ago the baby died. It is also unclear whether the child was killed in a crime.

Police officers talking to witnesses at a crime scene
Jul 28 '17 14:20

The police are calling on witnesses to come forward in the fatal s in Amsterdam on Thursday. The stabbing happened during rush hour, so the subway was pretty crowded. The investigation team would like to talk to everyone who saw what happened, also to offer them victim support, Het Parool reports.

ambulancebroeders-en-agent-bij-incident
Jul 24 '17 11:30

A cyclist was critically injured in an accident on Marnixlaan in Utrecht on Sunday night. The motorist fled the scene of the accident and is still at large, Hart van Nederland reports.

The 25-year-old cyclist was hit by the car near the crossing with Laan van Chartoise. He landed on the asphalt about 50 meters after the crossing. The victim was rushed to the hospital.

The accident happened around 11:00 p.m. The police call on witnesses to come forward.

Dutch police sign
Jul 21 '17 09:29

The police are calling on people who took photos and videos of a fiin Diemen on Wednesday morning, to submit these to investigators. A 27-year-old man was found dead after the fire. Four others were injured, two of them critically.

Pieter and Tae Hoovers, found murdered in Amsterdam on 17 Jul 2017
Jul 19 '17 09:41

The police are looking for people who can shed some light on the On Opsporing Verzocht on Tuesday, a spokesperson for the Amsterdam police urgently called on witnesses to come forward.

Dutch police sign
Jul 17 '17 08:31

The police in Hulst, Zeeland are looking for a driver involved in a hit-and-run accident on Sunday morning in which a 64-year-old cyclist from Belgium was killed. The Belgian man's family was informed. 

The accident happened around 10:45 a.m on Zandstraat in Hulst. The car involved was a gray Opel Vectra with Dutch license plates. A broken mirror was left behind at the scene of the accident. 

The police call on the driver of the car to come forward. Witnesses, or anyone who spotted a grey Opel Vectra with a missing side mirror, are also asked to contact the police. 

Jelle Leemans, went missing after a drug transaction in Roosendaal in Nov 2013
Jul 13 '17 13:20

A Belgian mother is calling on people in the Netherlands to please help her find out what happened to her missing son, Jelle Leemans, who disappeared almost four years ago. The police believe that the Belgian man was killed, but his body has never been found. "I need to know what happened to him and where he is", the woman said in an emotional call on RTL Boulevard.

Man wanted for beating a woman in the face with a glass in a bar on Zeedijk in Amsterdam, 14 May 2017
Jul 13 '17 07:54

The Amsterdam police released footage of a fight in a bar on Zeedijk in which a young woman was brutally beaten in the face with a glass. The police hope that information from the public will help identify the man responsible.

The assault happened during the early morning hours of Sunday, May 14th. According to the police, the victim tried to calm down an argument between the man and another woman, but it escalated for unknown reason. 

 crime scene tape
Jul 12 '17 08:39

The police are looking for witnesses to a shooting that left one man injured in an apartment building in Amstelveen on Wednesday morning. No arrests were made.

The shooting happened around 3:30 a.m. in the Ararat apartment building on In de Wolken in the Groenelaan neighborhood, according to RTV Amstelveen. The circumstances around the shooting are still unclear.

A trauma team responded to the scene and rushed the victim to hospital. The extent of his injuries was not revealed.

busje-forensische-opsporing
Jul 10 '17 12:50

Parts of an explosive, believed to be a hand grenade, were found following an around 1:00 a.m. on Monday, the police said in a statement. The explosive was placed under a car parked on Reigersbergenstraat.

No one was injured in the blast, but various cars and homes on the street were damaged. The car under which the explosive was placed sustained severe damage.

ambulancebroeders-en-agent-bij-incident
Jul 10 '17 10:15

The police are looking for witnesses to a stabbing in Capelle aan den IJssel on Sunday night that left a 52-year-old man from Rotterdam critically injured. The victim was found near Ernst Barlachrade and was rushed to the hospital. "The situation is still unclear and the police would therefore like to talk to witnesses", the police said in a statement.

According to the police, the victim was stabbed in the back, possibly on Ernst Barlachrade. Around 9:00 p.m. a passerby found the critically injured man on Jachthoorn and called the emergency services. 

Police
Jul 10 '17 08:29

A body was found in a meadow in the Friesland village of De Westereen on Sunday morning. The victim was identified as 37-year-old Tjeerd van Seggeren from Kollumerzwaag. The police are still investigating, but the initial conclusion is that the man was killed in a crime.

Dutch police sign
Jun 30 '17 13:20

A toddler was beaten in a seemingly random attack on a bus in Eindhoven two weeks ago, the police write on Facebook. A witness reported the incident. The police are examining footage of the incident and are looking for more witnesses.

According to the police, the incident happened on June 17th at around 7:45 p.m. on a line 4 bus traveling from the Eindhoven station to Heesterakker. 

No Surrender
Jun 29 '17 14:30

During an investigation into a No Surrender member being assaulted by other members of his club in Breda, the police found a photo of a man - blindfolded, gagged and tied to a radiator - on a confiscated phone. The police are still trying to identify this man and are asking the public for help, the Telegraaf reports.

MH17
Jun 28 '17 07:29

The team doing the criminal investigation into the downing of flight MH17 will start spreading videos in the Ukraine in an effort to convince witnesses to come forward. The videos consist of the relatives of MH17 victims talking about their loved ones, how they are missed and their sorrow, ANP reports.

According to the police, these videos' primary intent is to again draw attention to the investigation into the disaster. "As the years pass, people can still have important information", a police spokesperson said, according to the news wire. 

Crime scene tape
Jun 27 '17 10:04

The police responded to Scheldestraat in Breda on Monday afternoon after local residents reported a shooting outside the community center. Witnesses told BN De Stem that a man was shot in the leg and taken to hospital by ambulance, but so far the police could not confirm this.

The area around the community center was closed down for investigation. Police officers in bulletproof vests searched the area, according to the newspaper.

On Monday night the police still had no information about any victims. They call for witnesses to come forward on Twitter.

Police
Jun 19 '17 14:50

A gay couple was hospitalized after being injured in what the Amsterdam police is considering a hate crime. The two men were walking in the Damrak, in Amsterdam city center, when four men attacked them, the police said in a statement..

The attack happened during the early hours of Sunday morning. The police are certain that the couple was attacked due to their sexuality. 

Investigators are working on identifying the perpetrators based on footage from several surveillance cameras in the area. They call on witnesses to come forward.

Savannah Dekker, missing in Bunschoten since 1 Jun 2017
Jun 9 '17 07:42

More people may be involved in the disappearance and death of 14-year-old from Bunschoten, head prosecutor in Midden-Nederland Jet Hoogendijk said in television program Jinek. A for the girl's death was remanded into custody for another 14 days on Thursday.

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