The police believe that a hair stylist who was set on fire in Enschede last week may have been mistaken for someone else, officers said on Opsporing Verzocht on Tuesday. The man took ownership of the hair salon only five weeks ago.
The police are urgently looking for more information on Amsterdam assassination victim Justin Jap Tjon. Investigating officers are also looking for a number of specific witnesses to the 25-year-old man's assassination in Osdorp last week, AT5 reports.
A hair stylist was set on fire by a masked man in his hair salon in Enschede on Thursday night. According to the police, it was a targeted attack. The perpetrator is still at large.
According to the police, a masked man entered the hair salon on Kottendijk around 6:20 p.m. while the hair stylist was still working on a client's hair. The perpetrator poured a flammable liquid over the stylist then set him on fire.
Six underage kids were arrested at Amsterdam Central Station on Sunday evening on suspicion of assaulting a fellow passenger in a stationary subway train. The victim was injured in the face and knee, Het Parool reports.
The assault happened around 8:30 p.m. on subway 54, which travels to Gein. The victim was assaulted by seven attackers. Six of them were arrested, with the aid of GVB personnel. The suspects are between the ages of 14 and 16 years, all from Amsterdam Zuidoost.
The police are still looking for a seventh suspect, a 20-year-old man.
The police are calling on witnesses to come forward in the case of a house fire in Amersfoort in which 11-year-old Lindsey Ngo was killed. The police believe arson was involved.
As the suspect in the shooting of businessman Bert Jonker at ice rink Thialf in Heerenveen early this month still has not been found, the police and judiciary decided to release his identity. They hope that suspect Charles Reinier vn der Wouden will either turn himself in or that information from the public will help locate him.
The Dutch police reopened a cold case of a severed head found in the Amsterdam-Rijnkanaal, near Breukelen in July 2006. Using new techniques the police reconstructed the head and new information indicates that the victim is a Colombian or Ecuadorian man between the ages of 42 and 45 years, the police in Huizen said.
In September 2005 a burnt body was found in a case in a forest near Huizen. The body's head and hands were missing. The rest of the body parts, including the head, were found in the Amsterdam-Rijnkanaal almost a year later.
A 23-year-old Russian suspected of stabbing a police officer on Rembrandtplein in Amsterdam over the weekend, may have been involved in another stabbing, the police said in a statement.
On Friday last week around 6:00 p.m. a 30-year-old British man was suddenly grabbed by another man on Oudezijds Voorburgwal, near the Bulldog. He sustained a cut to his head. He was taken to a hospital for treatment and then released.
Mystery surrounds the death of a 44-year-old man from Tilburg, who died in hospital on Saturday after being found unconscious on the street on Friday night. The police call on witnesses to help clarify wat happened to the man.
A patrolling police officer was stabbed in the neck on Amsterdam's Rembrandtplein around 00:25 a.m. on Sunday, the police said in a statement. The motive for the stabbing is still very unclear, according to the police. the first witness statements indicate that there was no contact between the officer and his attacker before the stabbing.
The officer was rushed to the hospital after the stabbing. The wound in his neck was stitched up and he has since been sent home to recover.
On Monday the Dutch police distributed calendars with information of 52 cold cases to prisoners in five prisons. They hope that the prisoners will have information that can lead to new insights in the unsolved cases, the police announced on their website.
An 18-year-old man sustained a broken cheekbone when he and his boyfriend were attacked by a group of young people in Amsterdam early on Saturday morning. According to the police, the attack was not an anti-gay hate crime, Het Parool reports.
The couple was walking along the Spiegelgracht around 4:00 a.m. on Saturday morning when a group of young people shouted "homo" at them. The couple responded to the insult by approaching the group, according to the newspaper.
A man wanted for sexually assaulting a young woman on Weesperzijde on November 6th, may have tried to attack another woman earlier that evening, according to surveillance camera footage shown on Opsporing Verzocht on Tuesday.
A 43-year-old woman was stabbed and had a corrosive liquid thrown in her face in Amsterdam-Zuidoost on Sunday afternoon, the police said on Monday. Her attacker was an as yet unidentified woman.
Tthe victim was walking out of an apartment building on Geldershoofd when she was attacked. A corrosive liquid was thrown in her face. A struggle ensued and she was stabbed with a sharp object before her attacker ran off. The incident happened around 4:45 p.m.
The woman was admitted to a hospital for treatment.
The police are calling on witnesses to come forward.
The police released a composite sketch of a man suspected of sexually assaulting a woman on Weesperzijde near the bridge over the S112 exit earlier this month. Detectives hope that information from the public will help lead to an arrest.
The attack happened on November 6th around 5:30 a.m. A young woman was cycling home from the city center when a man pushed her off her bicycle under the viaduct. She fell to the ground and the man dragged her to a nearby field of grass.
The police are looking for an Asian man in connection with a shooting on Ten Katenstraat on November 11th in which 18-year-old Naoufal Mohammadi was killed. His case was discussed on detection program Opsporing Verzocht on Tuesday night.
The woman found dead on a bridge near Maldenhof in Amsterdam Zuidoost on Thursday morning, is 28-year-old woman from Zuidoost. She was the mother of a 6-year-old child, AT5 reports.
The victim was killed in a shooting, the police confirmed. She had no criminal record. The motive for her murder is unclear.
The police released footage of a shooting at Green Palace coffeeshop on Kloveniersburgwal in late September in the hopes that information from the public may lead to an arrest. The shooting happened at 4:15 a.m. on September 27th.
The footage show a man driving up on a gray scooter from the direction of the Nieuwmarkts. He pulls a gun from his bag and starts shooting. Something seems to be wrong with the gun and e calmly takes the time to solve the problem and resume his shooting.
The coffeeshop was hit at least once. It was closed at the time and no one was injured.
The Breda police are looking for a group of boys that harassed a teenage girl on two separate occasions. In the last time a boy wearing a Jigsaw mask from the horror movie series Saw groped her under the viaduct on Lunestraat.
Two men were killed in separate shootings in Amsterdam-West on Saturday. A 44-year-old man was fatally wounded in a shooting on Jan Evertsenstraat early in the morning. And 31-year-old Djordy Latumahina was gunned down in a parking lot on Koningin Wilhelminaplein in the afternoon.
A 70-year-old man and his 47-year-old son were brutally assaulted after an accident with a taxi in Tilburg on Tuesday night
Surveillance camera footage of a fight in Amsterdam's Red Light District in one man was killed, was released on Opsporing Verzocht on Tuesday night. The police hope that information from the public will lead to arrests.
One man was injured in a shooting on Kolfschotenstraat in Amsterdam-Zuidoost on Tuesday afternoon. He was rushed to the hospital.
A fight in Amsterdam's Red Light District on Saturday night left one man in a coma. The police are looking for witnesses.