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Suspects sought for leaving a hand grenade in Cafe In The City on Kleine-Gartmanplantsoen in Amsterdam, 8 Feb 2017
May 17 '17 13:45

The police released footage of a man suspected of being responsible for a left in Amsterdam bar Cafe In The City in February, in the hopes that help from the public will lead to the suspect's identification. Since the footage was shown on Opsporing Verzocht on Tuesday, 22 tips were received, AT5 reports.

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May 16 '17 08:31

The investigation into the MH17 disaster is in a difficult phase and far from over, the Public Prosecutor wrote in a digital magazine meant to keep the victims' relatives informed about what is happening in the MH17 file. The investigators are having trouble getting data from the Ukrainian secret service and cooperation with Russia remains difficult, the Prosecutor wrote on Monday, RTL Nieuws reports.

The investigation is now in its "most difficult phase", the Prosecutor wrote. "Booking progress at this stage is much more difficult."

Johan van Boxtel, killed in Eindhoven on 7 May 2017
May 9 '17 09:48

The man on Sunday morning was identified as 32-year-old Johan van Boxtel. He had a criminal record and the police that this may have been a gang related shooting. The police are looking for more information about the victim's life and his whereabouts and activities on Saturday and the early hours of Sunday morning.

Two men wanted in Sydney, Australia in connection with the sexual assault of a Dutch woman at Sydney Harbour Bridge on 27 Apr 2017
May 8 '17 09:50

The Australian police released a photo of two men wanted in connection with the sexual assault of a 27-year-old Dutch woman on the Sydney Harbour Bridge late last month. The police only say that the pictured men could "assist with inquiries", so it is not clear whether they are suspects or possible witnesses.

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May 3 '17 11:45

One person was seriously injured in a stabbing on Wijnesteinlaan in Hoograven, Utrecht on Wednesday morning. The victim was rushed to hospital by ambulance, according to AD.

The stabbing happened around 10:15 a.m. on the bicycle path between a school and the Marcuscentrum. An air ambulance and two regular ambulances responded to the scene. The victim was stabbed from behind, according to the newspaper. A bicycle believed to belong to the victim is still at the scene.

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May 2 '17 16:40

The police still have not been able to identify a on Sunday morning, though investigators are reasonably sure that she was killed in a crime, De Stentor reports.

A passerby found the body on the shore of the lake, halfway down Hardebosweg on the Flevoland side fo the Veluwemeer around 10:30 a.m. on Sunday. 

Dead animals found on President Kennedylaan in Oegstgeest, 28 Apr 2017
Apr 28 '17 10:30

A disturbing discovery was made in the Zuid-Holland town of Oegstgeest during the early hours of Friday morning. Several dead animals were found lying on President Kennedylaan, the Leiden Noord police said on Facebook.

The police responded to reports of dead animals around 2:55 a.m. At the scene they found a rooster, a chicken and a dog lying in what looked to be a trial. They were all frozen for later cremation and came from the freezer of a nearby animal clinic, according to the police.

The animals were returned to the freezer.

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Apr 24 '17 13:20

Multiple police officers and police dogs arrested 20 people for a massive brawl at a gas station in Ypenurg, The Hague over the weekend, AD reports.

The fight started when people on a party bus started quarreling with a man filling his car with gas. The quarrel escalated into a brawl. The fight moved into the gas station's store, causing quite a bit of damage. An unidentified man in a red coat got involved briefly, but ran away to avoid being beaten up. 

The police arrested 20 brawlers. Investigators are looking fo the man in the red coat and other witnesses. 

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Apr 18 '17 07:21

One person was killed in a shooting in a parking lot on Sylvain Poonsstraat in The Hague shortly before midnight on Monday. The police are searching for the perpetrators, who may have fled in a car. As far as is known, no arrests were made so far.

A witness told Den Haag FM that the victim is in a car on the parking lot. Windows of two cars, parked next to each other, were shot out. The side window of a green car is shattered, as is the back window of a black car parked next to it. 

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Apr 14 '17 08:00

The police are looking for three suspects for the in Amsterdam last week Sunday. A witness saw three people preparing for the robbery, the police said on AT5 program Bureau 020. According to the police, each egg is worth between 10 thousand and 20 thousand euros, Het Parool reports.

Suspect sought in assassination of crime writer Martin Kok, 8 Dec 2016
Apr 12 '17 07:45

Crime writer was on December 8th last year. A few hours before that he unwittingly survived another attack in Amsterdam. Footage the police released of this first attempted assassination shows a gunman running up to Kok.

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Apr 10 '17 09:54

A dead man was found in a red Mercedes parked on the street in Haarlem during the early hours of Monday morning. The police are investigating whether the man was murdered, the police said in a statement. 

Police officers are investigating where the car was parked, at the intersection of Katdijklaan and Roolandweg. At this stage the police can't comment on whether the victim was murdered or died a natural death. The identity of the man is also unclear.

The police are calling on witnesses to come forward. 

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Apr 4 '17 15:40

Gay couples in Amsterdam and Eindhoven also reported being assaulted because of their sexuality over the weekend. An 18-year-old man was arrested in connection with the Eindhoven incident. The Amsterdam police are still looking for the perpetrator. 

The couple in Amsterdam were attacked on Kerkstraat late Saturday night. They spread pamphlets in the area calling for witnesses to come forward, AD reports. The police confirmed to the newspaper that the couple reported the assault and that it may have been a hate crime.

Suspects sought in the assassination of Djordy Latumahina, 8 Oct 2016
Mar 29 '17 08:07

The police are still searching for two gunmen and a getaway driver in the on October 8th last year, the police said on Opsporing Verzocht on Tuesday.

A child walks near members of the Muslim community attending midday prayers at Strasbourg Grand Mosque in Strasbourg, France
Mar 27 '17 15:20

On Monday morning construction workers found anti-Islam banners hung at the construction site for a mosque on M. Nijhoffstraat in Weesp. The police removed the "discriminating banners" and are calling on witnesses to come forward, the police write on Facebook.

According to broadcaster NOS, the banners read "Islam = terrorism", "Stop the construction. Come in resistance" and "The Quran is poison". 

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Mar 10 '17 14:53

A wheelchair bound woman was attacked with a corrosive liquid on Jacob Catssingel in Breda on Friday afternoon. The woman told the police that two men on a scooter followed her from a park around 1:00 p.m. and threw the liquid over her, Omroep Brabant reports.

The perpetrators fled after attacking the woman. The police believe that hydrochloric acid was used in the attack. 

Jan Majdanski, stabbed to death in Amsterdam's Oosterpark 3 March 2017
Mar 8 '17 12:20

The man who was in Amsterdam's Oosterpark on Friday was 33-year-old Jan Majdanski from Poland, the police announced on Opsporing Verzocht on Tuesday. Majdanski was openly gay and lived in Rotterdam.

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Mar 6 '17 08:30

An East European man was robbed and stabbed in Amsterdam's Oosterpark on Friday night. He died of his injuries in hospital later that night. The police are looking for four suspects seen near the Tropenmuseum that night and are calling on witnesses to come forward, the Volkskrant reports. 

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Mar 6 '17 08:06

Two people were run over by a car on the A10 towards Schiphol on Sunday night around midnight. A woman was killed and a man was rushed to the hospital in critical condition, AD reports.

According to the newspaper, the woman and man were quarreling and got out of their car on the emergency lane between Amsterdam Oud-Zuid and De Nieuwe Meer. They ran over the highway and were hit by an oncoming car. What they were fighting about is unclear. It is believed that the two were husband and wife, though this has not yet been confirmed.

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Mar 3 '17 07:26

A 46-year-old man woke up wounded on the street in Terneuzen on Tuesday night with no idea what happened to him. The police are looking for witnesses.

The 46-year-old man went for a walk at around 7:30 p.m., something he does on a regular basis. Then he woke up near a pedestrian crossing on Rooseveltlaan with a massive headache and a bleeding injury on his upper body. 

He tried to stumble home, but couldn't manage to do so. He therefore knocked on the door of a nearby acquaintance, who called an ambulance. This happened around 8:15 p.m.

Numerous barrels of drug waste found in Weert, 21 Feb 2017
Feb 22 '17 08:12

On Tuesday evening two police officers and a photographer in Weert fell ill after investigating dumped barrels of drugs-waste. They were suffering from stinging eyes and irritated airways and were taken to hospital, a police spokesperson said to AD.

A number of 200 liter barrels and about ten 50 liter barrels were found on Driehoeksweg. It is believed that several of these barrels leaked. Exactly what substances are in the barrels is still unclear.

The police called in a specialized company to clean up the drug waste.

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Feb 21 '17 13:20

A 16-year-old girl was hit by a tram at the intersection of Burgemeesteer Van Leeuwenlaan and Burgemeester Roellstraat in Slotermeer, Amsterdam on Monday afternoon. She died at the scene, Het Parool reports.

The accident happened around 1:40 p.m. Bystanders report that the girl was dragged a couple of meters by the tram.

Local residents told AT5 that they've repeatedly sounded the alarm about the dangerous situation at the intersection, but so far their warnings were ignored.

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Feb 13 '17 10:06

An Eindhoven bus driver who had a while on duty late in January, is doing well and is back at work, his employer said to Omroep Brabant. "He was home for a while, but is back at work now. He sustained no permanent injury", the employer said to the broadcaster.

Police officer looking for witnesses
Feb 10 '17 07:59

The Zwolle police are investigating a possible kidnapping in the city on Wednesday evening and are looking for witnesses. Around 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday a witness saw a young man being forced into a dark van. The victim asked for help just before this happened, the police said in a statement on Thursday evening. 

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