Hengelo

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Nov 30 '18 15:00

Paul van N. from  Hengelo was sentenced to 80 hours of community service on Friday for illegal cannabis cultivation. A cannabis plantation with 450 cuttings was found in his home after his daughter spoke about her daddy's "green plants in the attic" at after-school care, AD reports.

"My dad has green plants in the attic", the girl said with what can only be described as childhood innocence at a Kids Villa group in Hengelo.

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Nov 21 '18 09:30

The police released photos of four men murdered in a business premises in Enschede last week. Investigators hope that the public can provide more information about the victims, specifically why they were in the building on Van Leeuwenhoekstraat together and why they were all shot to death, the police said on Opsporing Verzocht on Tuesday. 

Police Enschede cannabis grow shop murders
Nov 16 '18 11:37

Two men were taken into custody on Tuesday near Dordrecht in connection with a multiple homicide in Enschede. One of the pair, a 26-year-old from the Overijssel city, was still in police detention Thursday night in connection with the shooting deaths of the four victims.

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Aug 27 '18 09:21

Sex club Privehuis Sandra in Hengelo was closed by order of the municipality after a 12-year-old girl was found in the club two weeks ago. The girl was not working as a prostitute, mayor Sander Schelberg stressed. "Absolutely unacceptable. That is no place for a child", he said to Tubantia.

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Jul 2 '18 08:13

Defense deployed two Chinook helicopters on Sunday to help the Twente fire department fight a large fire that broke out at the Twence dump in Hengelo on Saturday night. The helicopters flew over the dump time and again, pouring 10 thousand liters of water onto the fire each time, De Gelderlander reports.

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May 2 '18 11:30

The tires of some sixty cars were punctured in Hengelo in Overijssel on Wednesday morning. The police are looking for the perpetrator, ANP reports.

On Wednesday morning a victim called the police and reported that someone cut the tires of his and his neighbor's cars. Other victims started calling the police soon thereafter.

The perpetrator punctured the tires of some 60 cars in the area around Creative Fabriek, on Geraniumstraat, Begoniastraat, Resedastraat and Salviastraat.

The police expect that there are more victims who haven't noticed their flat tires yet. 

Siemens in Hengelo
Nov 17 '17 11:20

German technology company Siemens is closing its branch in Hengelo, which employs 600 people. The closure forms part of a reorganization in Siemens' energy and gas branch that will cost over 6 thousand jobs worldwide, a spokesperson for the company confirmed to NU.nl.

The staff of the Hengelo branch were informed about what is happening at a meeting at stadium Grolsche Veste on Friday morning. The CEO of the division explained the closure via a video link. Whether there will be any forced redundancies, is not yet clear.

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Oct 20 '17 09:23

A 31-year-old man from Hengelo was arrested on Thursday on suspicion of involvement in last week, NOS reports.

The police and emergency services responded to a home on Theresiastraat in Hengelo on Thursday last week after a report of a seriously injured child. The baby girl was rushed to the hospital, were she died a short time later.

Ambulance
Oct 13 '17 11:10

A 1-year-old girl from Hengelo died on Thursday after being rushed in critical condition to a hospital in Enschede. Emergency services responded to an apartment on Theresiastraat in Hengelo to help the critically injured child. Exactly what happened is unclear. The police are investigating in the apartment, to rule out a crime, according to newspaper AD.

The child was rushed to the hospital by ambulance under police escort. Numerous crossing points on the way were closed to speed the ambulance's way.

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Jun 19 '17 09:44

The police arrested a total of 10 people in Enschede on Sunday for breaking a demonstration ban implemented in the city. About an equal number of right-wing anti-Islam movement Pegida supporters and their opponents were arrested, according to news wire ANP.

All of the detainees were released again by Sunday night, the Enschede police said on Twitter. Pegida leader Edwin Wagensveld was one of those arrested. 

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Mar 29 '17 14:25

Three people were arrested and various homes and office buildings were raided on Tuesday in an investigation into 8 million euros worth of fraud committed by Dutch investment company Hollandsche Wind. The Public Prosecutor and tax investigative service FIOD also seized several cars, Tubantia reports.

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Feb 8 '17 12:55

The police believe that a 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. 

Apr 5 '16 09:44

The police raided a total of 15 addresses in the Netherlands, Germany and Austria on Monday as part of an international investigation into illegal gambling. Two men from Enschede were arrested, the Public Prosecutor announced.

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Mar 30 '16 10:42

A fire in an ice cream factory in Hengelo led to two apartment buildings being evacuated during the early hours of Wednesday morning. There is a serious suspicion that arson was involved, one employee of the factory said to newspaper Tubantia.

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Jan 15 '16 09:28

Police apprehended two men investigators say are responsible for a string of armed robberies. One of the crimes was the robbery of an Avia gas station in Borne, Overijssel, where the perpetrator dressed up in blackface and posed as Zwarte Piet.

Nov 25 '15 10:24

Almost a year after a man dressed as Zwarte Piet robbed the Avida gas station on Europastraat in Borne, the case is still unsolved. The police are calling on the public's help to solve this case and arrest this robber.

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May 23 '15 19:04

The National Union of Architechts (BNA) voted Rotterdam Central Station the building of the year on Thursday. High Tech System Park in Hengelo was also recognized, winning the Audience Award.

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May 19 '15 08:19

A 4 year old boy from Hegelo has shown up in pictures wearing a camouflage suit and ISIS hat. The boy's mother, 24 year old Hasna A., sent these pictures from Syria to former classmates in Hengelo.

Jewelry
Sep 2 '14 11:38

A 31-year old woman was arrested in Delden, Twente at the end of July after spending two years making a career out of stealing jewelry from retirement homes in Apeldoorn, Deventer and Raalte. Tonight's episode of Opsporing Verzocht will focus on returning the hoard of jewelry back to their rightful owners.

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Sep 1 '14 12:03

Dutch national train operator NS will increase seating capacity on some of its busiest routes beginning Monday. As summer transitions into autumn, the government-run firm is adding carriages to trains in an effort to prevent overcrowding during the railway's busiest season of the year.

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Aug 6 '14 14:01

Experiments on light-reflecting asphalt point to the possibility that road administrators could save millions on road-side lighting on highways. In the dark, road-users could even find their way without headlights, De Telegraaf reports.

Feb 20 '14 06:30

Police in Hengelo apprehended five suspects involved in attempted armed robbery of a home on Tuesday.

Nov 25 '13 20:40

Restaurant De Leest in Vaassen gets a third Michelin star, announced the organization behind the award.

Nov 7 '13 02:06

There will be no train traffic between Hengelo and Almelo until after the weekend due to the derailment Wednesday morning in Borne . The tracks and sleepers were damaged over a distance of five kilometers, according to ProRail.

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