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Apr 11 '18 17:00

A 15-year-old girl was sexually assaulted on a train from Emmen to Coevorden on February 5th. The police released photos of the suspect in the hopes that information from the public can help track him down, AD reports.

The train departed from Emmen at 5:38 p.m. on Monday, February 5th. The girl was sitting in a compartment with several other people when a man came to sit next to her. He tried to kiss her and groped at her, also grabbing her crotch.

Apr 10 '18 15:50

A short video surfaced that shows a shooting in a sisha lounge in The Hague on Sunday in which a 17-year-old boy was killed. The video was filmed by another visitor to the sisha lounge, RTL Nieuws reports.

The boy got into a fight with other visitors to the sisha lounge on Laan van Meerdervoort during the early hours of Sunday morning, according to the police. Shots were fired and the teenager was hit. He was rushed to hospital, where he died of his injuries on Monday.

The police are investigating what happened and call on witnesses to come forward.

Police officer and paramedic
Apr 9 '18 11:20

Stephan Wijlaars, the 32-year-old captain of PSV's amateur football team, was found unconscious and severely injured on Hoogstraat in Eindhoven during the early hours of Sunday morning. What happened to him is still a mystery for the police and his family, Omroep Brabant reports.

Wijlaars was extensively treated by first responders at the scene, before being rushed to the trauma center in Tilburg with a serious brain injury. 

Police at an apartment building on Stationstraat in Schiedam where the body of a newborn baby was found on a second floor balcony, 7 April 2018
Apr 9 '18 08:20

The body of a newborn baby was found on the balcony of a flat on Stationstraat in Schiedam on Saturday afternoon. The Rotterdam police are urgently looking for the parents of the child. "We are particularly concerned about the mother, who may need medical or psychological care", the lead investigator said in a statement on the police website.

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Apr 4 '18 07:51

The police are searching for 33-year-old Karel Haan from the province of Groningen, who went missing on Monday night.

The Groningen man has no fixed place of residents. He is originally from Oude Pekela, but in the days before his disappearance he had been staying Odoornerveen in Drenthe. He had an appointment in Hoogeveen on Monday night, but never made it that far. Haan's mother reported him missing around midnight. 

Shurandy S., gunman in the murder of Reduan Bakkali on TT. Melissaweg in Amsterdam, 29 March 2018
Apr 3 '18 10:50

The police released screenshots from showing the gunman responsible for the murder of in Amsterdam on Thursday morning.

Henk Baum shot dead in his car on Rijksweg in Schaijk, 22 March 2018
Mar 23 '18 07:31

A man with a criminal record was shot and killed in the Noord-Brabant town of Schaijk on Thursday afternoon. Two boys on bicycles found the critically injured man in his car on Rijksweg around 3:00 p.m., he was shot shortly before that, the police said in a statement. Omroep Brabant identifies the victim as 51-year-old Henk Baum from Nistelrode. He died at the scene. 

Orlando Boldewijn
Mar 7 '18 14:40

The police released footage showing 17-year-old buying a sandwich in The Hague just hours before his death on February 18th. By releasing these images showing exactly what the Rotterdam teen looked like on that day, the police hope that someone will remember seeing him and provide more information about his final hours.

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Mar 2 '18 17:10

Angela Blakenburg was assaulted and left in the freezing cold while delivering newspapers in her home town of Hulst, Zeeland on Thursday morning. The perpetrator beat her hard on the head from behind and left her unconscious on the street, without even stealing anything, the 47-year-old woman said to newspaper AD.

Orlando Boldewijn was found dead in the Böttgerwater in The Hague on 26 Feb 2018
Mar 2 '18 08:36

Family and friends launched a fundraising campaign to pay for the funeral of 17-year-old Orlando Boldewijn from Rotterdam, who was found dead in The Hague on Monday after being missing for over a week. The fundraiser reached its goal - 33 thousand euros - in just one day.

Police officer looking for witnesses
Feb 27 '18 07:53

A 14-year-old girl was assaulted on the street in Emmeloord last week after she refused to take off her headscarf. The police are looking for the perpetrators - two teenage boys - and call on witnesses to come forward.

2008 BMW M3 E92 in Dutch police livery
Feb 19 '18 16:30

The police are looking for two gunmen involved in a home invasion on IJplein in Amsterdam during which shots were fired on Monday morning. No one was injured in the shooting, the police said in a statement.

Two men forced their way into a home on IJplein around 9:25 a.m. on Monday. They fled with an amount of money. The victim chased after the robbers, who fired multiple shots at the victim. 

Ali Kaynak
Feb 14 '18 13:20

The police released surveillance camera footage of the evening restaurant owner was murdered outside his Amsterdam restaurant in September on Opsporing Verzocht on Tuesday. The video shows Kaynak having a meeting in his restaurant, going outside and then being gunned down by two men.

Police officer looking for witnesses
Feb 13 '18 08:50

A man kicked a 2-year-old boy onto the road at the Aldi supermarket on Molehoekpassage in Rosmalen on Monday morning. The police are looking for the man and call on witnesses to come forward.

The incident happened around 9:00 a.m. The mother and child were waiting to cross the street to the supermarket's parking lot. A man, who had just parked his bicycle at the supermarket, kicked the child in the back for no apparent reason. The child fell into the street and the man cycled away.

Jip Jurg
Feb 7 '18 09:47

A disagreement about a glass started a fight that resulted in the death of 32-year-old Jip Jurg from Rotterdam, the police revealed on Opsporing Verzocht on Tuesday. Jurg was on January 28th. He died of internal injuries.

Jip Jurg
Feb 1 '18 15:40

The police arrested a 27-year-old man from Schiedam in connection with the death of Jip Jurg from Rotterdam. The 32-year-old man got into a fight during the early hours of Saturday morning and was found dead in his home on Sunday. Autopsy revealed that he died of internal injury, the police said in a statement.

Jip's father called emergency services on Sunday after finding his son unconscious. When first responders arrived at the scene, he was already dead. The police launched an investigation to find out what Jip's last hours looked like.

Flowers and messages left at a community center in Amsterdam's Oostelijke Eilanden where 17-year-old Mohammed Bouchikhi was killed on 26 January 2018
Jan 31 '18 11:00

The police have "good hope" that the getaway car used in a shooting at a community center in Amsterdam on Friday, will provide trace evidence that can lead to the perpetrators, the police said on Opsoring Verzocht on Tuesday. 17-year-old Mohammed Bouchikhi, an intern at the community center on Grote Wittenburgerstraat, was killed in the shooting.

Forensic investigators at a crime scene
Jan 22 '18 13:20

A 55-year-old man was found dead in a house on Alouette Erf in Capelle aan den IJssel on Saturday. Initial investigation indicates that he was killed in a crime. The police are investigating and call on witnesses to come forward.

At around 11:30 p.m. on Saturday a resident of Alouette Erf came home to find his roommate dead in the kitchen. He immediately called the police, who launched an investigation. The police closed off the home as a crime scene and a forensic team was called in to investigate.

Rainbow flag
Jan 22 '18 12:40

The police are looking for witnesses of a serious assault in Westerpark in Amsterdam between 2:00 a.m. and 3:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 13th. The police believe the victim, a 48-year-old man, was attacked because of his sexual orientation.

Crime scene tape
Jan 22 '18 07:17

A 24-year-old man was seriously injured in a shooting in the Rotterdam neighborhood of Kralingen on Sunday afternoon. He was rushed to the hospital in "worrying condition", the police said in a statement. Three men were arrested.

The shooting happened at a home on Herman Bavinckstraat just before 4:00 p.m. The suspects were arrested in and around the home. They are three Rotterdam men, aged 45, 26 and 24 years. The police are investigating their role in the shooting. 

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.

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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.

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