Dutch police at the scene of a crime
Mar 13 '19 12:40

A man who was shot by the police in Etten-Leur on Tuesday morning after he threatened police officers with a cleaver, passed away in hospital. He was identified as a 57-year-old resident of Etten-Leur, reports. 

Dutch police officer with service firearm
Mar 12 '19 10:00

The police shot a man in Etten-Leur on Tuesday morning after he threatened officers with a cleaver. According to the police, the incident happened on Muldersweg at around 8:00 a.m. The man was taken to hospital by ambulance, reports.

The police responded to the scene after a report of a possibly disturbed man with a cleaver acting aggressively. The man threatened the responding officers and refused to put down the knife. When he did not respond to a warning shot, the police decided to shoot him, according to the newspaper.

Feb 17 '15 10:30

A man with a cleaver robbed the Christine le Duc sex shop on Asselsestaar in Apeldoorn last night, the police report. The robber entered the shop at around 18:35 and threatened the employees with a knife. He got away with an unknown amount of money Omroep Gelderland reports.

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