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Fireworks debris
Jan 1 '18 09:55

A cameraman for RTL Nieuws was pelted with dangerous fireworks while reporting in Schilderwsijk in Den Haag on New Year's eve, his employer reports. He was taken to hospital for treatment.

The cameraman's hearing was damaged and he is constantly hearing ringing in his ear, according to the broadcaster. The coming days will show whether the damage is permanent.

The victim reported the incident to the police. The police are looking for witnesses.

 

Youness Ouaali
Dec 28 '17 12:00

Subversive vlogger Youness Ouaali survived an attempted assassination in Hilversum on Christmas, he reported to the police. "I looked down the barrel of a pistol", he said to newspaper AD. The police are looking for witnesses.

busje-forensische-opsporing
Dec 26 '17 16:20

The car of Hennie de Laat, who was f on Saturday, was found on Bachlaan in the city on Tuesday morning. A police officer noticed the Opel Corsa parked on the street. The police are looking for witnesses who saw the car being parked, Omroep Brabant reports.

detail-afzetlint
Dec 26 '17 10:56

A man was wounded in a shooting on Groepstraat in Rotterdam on Monday night, the police said on Twitter. This was the fifth shooting incident in Rotterdam over the past six days.

The shooting happened around 9:00 p.m. The victim was shot in the legs, according to the police. He was taken to hospital. Two suspects were arrested. The police are investigating their involvement in this incident.

Man wanted for stealing thousands of euros from an Amsterdam Centraal locker, 26 May 2017
Dec 25 '17 16:19

The police released razor-sharp photos of a man wanted for stealing thousands of euros from a locker at Amsterdam Centraal in May. After months of investigation, the police are still unable to identify the man and now hope that information from the public can help.

According to the police, the man stole a few thousand euros from a locker in a business space belonging to a restaurant at the station. The owner of the locker withdrew the money from his bank before starting work that day, May 26th, and stored it in his locker. He wanted to buy new things for his home the next day.

gele-politiejas
Dec 20 '17 17:50

Police investigation revealed that a truck may have been involved in an accident on Sloeweg in Ritthem in which two children were killed. The police are looking for the driver of this truck to speak to him or her as a witness.

ambulancebroeders-en-agent-bij-incident
Dec 12 '17 16:20

A 2-year-old boy was killed and his 5-year-old sister was seriously injured in an accident on Sloeweg Noord in the Zeeland town of Ritthem on Tuesday morning. The boy died at the scene and the girl was rushed to hospital by trauma helicopter. Two adults were also injured, the Telegraaf reports.

Crime scene tape
Dec 6 '17 12:20

A home on Van Lennepstraat in the Rotterdam district of Spangen was the target of an attack early on Wednesday morning. Around 25 shots were fired at the home with an automatic firearm, and a hand grenade was found in front of the house, AD reports.

No one was injured in the incident, the police said in a statement. Local residents were woken by the gun fire around 3:15 a.m.

Remon Bruinsma
Dec 5 '17 07:31

Eighteen year old Remon Bruinsma from De Westerveen in Friesland went missing in Leeuwarden during the early hours of Friday morning. Despite days of searching, there's still no sign of him. His parents are calling on local businesses and residents to check their surveillance cameras and send footage of anyone that "may be Remon" to the police, the Telegraaf reports.

Remon went out with friends in Leeuwarden on Thursday night. During the early hours of Friday morning, his friends lost sight of him. He's been missing since.

Little boy abandoned at Amsterdam Central Station, 26 Nov 2017
Nov 29 '17 08:48

On Sunday afternoon the police found a little boy abandoned on Amsterdam Central Station. The boy is four or five years old, and the police are still having trouble finding out who he is, where he's from and who his parents are. Surveillance camera footage show that he was with a woman. The police are looking for this woman.

According to the police, the boy is healthy and currently living with a foster family. So far no one reported him missing. It is unclear what country the child is from. 

Dutch police logo
Nov 27 '17 10:10

A man was hit on the head with a hammer after an argument in an Amsterdam subway on Sunday evening. The victim was taken to hospital. The police are looking for three men, Het Parool reports.

The incident happened around 7:40 p.m. on subway 54 towards Gein. The man and three others had an argument. Between the stops at Amstelstation and Van der Madeweg, one of the three men attacked him with a hammer, a police spokesperson said to the newspaper.

Dutch police officers responding to a report of a crime
Nov 27 '17 09:09

A 54-year-old man died after a fight at the Zuidplein subway station in Rotterdam on Friday afternoon. So far multiple people responded to the police's call for witnesses to come forward, AD reports.

The fight happened around 4:15 p.m. on Friday, near the lift on the platform towards Spijkenisse. The 54-year-old man fell and briefly lost consciousness. Responding police officers briefly managed to talk to the man. He was taken to hospital by ambulance. During the course of the evening, his condition deteriorated and he passed away. 

busje-forensische-opsporing
Oct 24 '17 09:02

The police are investigating the death of an 83-year-old woman from Tilburg. The elderly woman was found dead in her home on Sunday, and according to the police she was killed in a crime. On Tuesday morning investigators asked local residents with information to come forward, Omroep Brabant reports.

A 21-year-old student is permanently paralyzed from the waist down after a random shooting on Korreweg in Groningen, 15 Oct 2017
Oct 18 '17 07:30

A 21-year-old student was shot "out of nowhere" in Groningen over the weekend, the police revealed on Opsporing Verzocht on Tuesday. He was seriously injured and will be paralyzed for the rest of his life.

The victim was shot on Korreweg around 5:00 a.m. on Sunday morning. He was cycling when he was surrounded by three men. One of them fired a shot. The victim was hit, but managed to run away. As he fled, more shots were fired at him. The police believe that the young man was coincidentally involved in the incident - that he was a random victim.

Police officers on the street
Oct 11 '17 12:30

Armed perpetrators robbed a number of musicians at a music studio on Keienbergweg in Amsterdam Zuidoost during the early hours of Wednesday morning, AT5 reports.

The armed robbery happened around 2:45 a.m., as the musicians were leaving the music studio. They were threatened and robbed of their belongings. Exactly what was stolen is not clear.

The robbers fled with their loot. Police officers searched the area, but to no avail. The police call on witnesses to come forward. 

Dutch police sign
Oct 4 '17 17:30

A woman f was identified as 50-year-old Wioletta Rogozinska. The police believe she was murdered, was revealed in Opsporing Verzocht on Tuesday night. 

Rogozinska worked from Amstelveen as an independent cleaner with different customers. She was last seen on Monday, September 18th, around noon. 

Anne Faber
Oct 3 '17 07:33

Nothing useful was found in two searchers for missing 25-year-old Anne Faber in Baarn on Monday. A number of items were discovered, but they have no connection to the Utrecht woman, who has been missing since Friday. The police are very concerned about the woman. They consider the scenario that she was the victim of an accident to be unlikely, RTL Nieuws reports.

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Oct 2 '17 08:05

The police are investigating the cause of death of a 21-year-old man from Groningen, whose body was found next to the train tracks under the Hereweg viaduct in Groningen on Sunday morning. Investigators are still in the dark about what happened to the young man and call on witnesses to come forward.

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.

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