A 17-year-old girl found herself in what sounds like an action movie on Tuesday. Natasja de Jong and her driving instructor were in the midst of a driving lesson in Emmeloord, when they ended up in the midst of a police chase, RTL Nieuws reports.
Two Belgian police officers are accusing a suspect of attempted manslaughter after he repeatedly tried to force the officers off the road with his small truck during a chase. The suspect was eventually arrested in the Netherlands. A total of five people, excluding the driver, and all the equipment necessary for a cannabis plantation was found in the truck.
The public prosecutor is investigating three different Brabant police officers involved in shooting incidents last year, officials told broadcaster Omroep Brabant. The shootings took place in Tilburg and Oosterhout, with prosecutors questioning if the use of lethal force was appropriate in either situation.
Police arrested two men suspected of robbing a cheese shop on Utrechtsestraat in Amsterdam early Friday morning. A witness tipped police off to the suspects' car, but when the cops closed in the driver took off at high speed, a police report states.
At least one policeman fired his gun at a vehicle in Amsterdam following an attack on two police officers. The officers were checking cars for involvement in high impact crimes during a traffic stop in Nieuwmarkt when the driver suddenly pulled out crashing into one of the cops, police said in a statement.
An explosive robbery attempt on an ATM machine from ING took place in Joure on Monday night. Police shot at the suspects, who may have been wounded.
One of the suspects in the violent robbery on a branch of cash transport company Brinks in 2011 was caught in Rabat, Morocco. A spokesperson from the Public Prosecution Authority in Amsterdam has confirmed this with press agency Novum.
At an attempted robbery in a home in Utrecht, police and robbers fired shots at each other, the police reports. One resident was lightly injured and brought to hospital, four others were unharmed.
Two men were involved in a wild chase on Sunday.
The Dutch Bonnie & Clyde, Antonio van der P. and Enise B., who were center stage last month in a wild police chase fom Dutch as well as German authorities are now embroiled in a new kidnapping case.
The Royal Military Police has found possible drug detritus in a van after a chase on the N271 at Venlo.