home invasion

Cash and Rolex watches found in a Zwijndrecht home, 13 September 2019
Sep 19 '19 17:00

Police investigating a home invasion were surprised to find hundreds of thousands of euros in cash and several expensive watches, seemingly overlooked by a group of burglars who were in the home moments earlier.

Three burglars invaded a home in Zwijndrecht, Zuid-Holland last week, and locked up a resident in the basement while they searched the home. The resident managed to escape and call the police after the robbers fled the home.

May 11 '18 16:20

Three persons broke into a home in Deurne on Friday morning. They tied up the elderly couple in the home, robbed them, and fled, the police said on Twitter.

The robbers were wearing balaclavas and entered the home on Zwin through the back. As far as is known, no weapons were used. The perpetrators fled with an amount of money.

Feb 20 '18 17:00

The police arrested a 17-year-old girl from Ingen in Gelderland on suspicion of involvement in a violent home invasion and assault in Lienden last year.

On January 26th, 2017 two men and a woman forced their way into the home of an elderly couple on Hofstede in Lienden. One resident was attacked with pepper spray and badly beaten. The perpetrators left without stealing anything. 

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. 

Sep 8 '17 10:50

A 78-year-old woman was assaulted and left with serious injuries in a home invasion in the Noord-Brabant town of Bladel on Thursday morning. She was taken to hospital with a severe head injury, among other things, Eindhovens Dagblad reports.

How long the elderly woman was lying wounded in her Wooninc home on Rondweg before she was found, is unclear. An acquaintance called the police around 8:00 a.m. on Thursday. The woman was conscious and able to speak with the police officers when they arrived. 

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Jul 25 '17 16:20

Two men invaded a home in Oosterblokker around 6:00 a.m. on Tuesday morning and surprised the home's two residents in their bed. The residents were beaten and left tied up in the bed, according to the police.

The robbers searched through the home for hours, eventually leaving around 8:00 a.m.

They fled in the residents black Audi A3. The car had a remarkable orange, gray and red kite board in it and two bags, one colored neon yellow and red the other black, in it.

The car was found sometime after 8:00 a.m. on the Compaigne in Zwaag.

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Jun 6 '17 08:46

One person was injured in a home invasion on Ribesweg in Nunspeet late on Monday night, the local police said on Twitter.

So far little is known about what happened. The police are investigating.

The identities of the victim and perpetrators are still unknown.

May 31 '17 07:33

A man was killed while struggling with two armed men who entered his home in Landgraaf, Limburg during the early hours of Wednesday morning. He bled out after being stabbed. His girlfriend and three children were left unharmed, the police said in a statement.

Mar 23 '17 12:45

On Tuesday another two suspects were arrested in the connection with the murder of shisha bar owner Hafed Merkikou in his home in Geleen early last month, De Limburger reports.

The police arrested a 29-year-old man from Heerlen and a 28-year-old man from Maastricht on Tuesday. A 24-year-old man from Stein was previously arrested and is still in custody. What role the police believed they played in the murder is unclear, but they are all expected of involvement.

Feb 8 '17 12:20

A man was killed after two suspects invaded his Geleen home during the early hours of Wednesday morning. Some Dutch media sources report that the man was shot to death, though this has not yet been confirmed, ANP reports.

According to the police, a witness heard a bang and that is why there is talk of a shooting. But the cause of the man's death is still uncertain. Emergency services tried to resuscitate the victim, but he was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Jan 27 '17 13:10

The police are investigating the death of an elderly woman in Maastricht. She was found dead in her home on Sluizerbank on Thursday morning. As yet unconfirmed reports say the home was broken into, according to 1Limburg.

A neighbor called the police after she hadn't seen her neighbor for several days. Officers went to check it out and found the woman dead in her home. 

In a statement the police only say that the woman died under "suspicious circumstances". The home was closed off and a forensic team performed a technical investigation. 

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Dec 2 '16 12:50

A 70-year-old man from Rijssen was violently assaulted in a home invasion on Tuesday. Despite serious head wounds and fractured vertebrae, he managed to leave the police a note about the persons who attacked him, written on the wall in his own blood, De Stentor reports.

The victim was only found about 20 hours after the attack. His daughter went to check on him after he did not show up for an appointment and did not answer the phone. He was rushed to the hospital in a serious condition.

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Nov 4 '16 13:20

A 63-year-old woman sustained minor injuries in a home invasion on Ministerlaan in the Zwolle neighborhood of Ittersum on Friday morning, De Stentor reports.

The incident happened around 8:45 a.m. There was a knock on the woman's door, who opened for two slender young men carrying a bunch of flowers. They violently forced their way into the woman's home the moment the door was opened.

The robbers demanded money from the woman, but she managed to escape and run outside. A neighbor took her in. She sustained minor injuries to her arm. 

Oct 10 '16 10:50

The police arrested five people in Beek, Limburg on Sunday afternoon. They kidnapped a baby in a violent home invasion in Heerlen earlier that day

Jul 13 '16 09:39

An as yet unidentified man was killed in a shooting a home on Crooswijkseweg in Rotterdam during the early hours of Wednesday morning. Two persons were arrested and their involvement in the shooting is under investigation, the police said in a statement on Wednesday morning.

Jun 21 '16 15:50

The police are looking for three suspects in a home invasion in Amsterdam-Noord on Tuesday afternoon. Their descriptions were spread on Burgernet

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May 16 '16 07:44

Three armed men broke into and robbed a home on Sloterweg in Amsterdam during the early hours of Sunday morning. Shots were fired during the robbery, but no one was hit. One of the home's residents did have to go to the hospital after being assaulted.

Dec 28 '15 13:10

Al elderly couple was attacked in their apartment on Bartokstraat in Tilburg around 3:00 a.m. on Monday morning. Two men forced their way into the flat, attacked the couple, locked them in their bedroom and then left after stealing some items. The police cordoned off the street and emergency services are present at the scene

Oct 6 '15 13:39

Publicly announced neighbourhood watch WhatsApp groups are proving highly effective as a deterrent to home burglaries across Tilburg. In 35 areas initiating the alert system, a reduction in the average number of monthly burglaries fell by half, from 60 to 30, according to Tilburg University researcher Martijn Akkermans.

Jul 6 '15 11:55

Several men invaded a home in Eerste Kekerstraat in Amsterdam-Zuidoost around 1:00 p.m. on Sunday. They beat two residents with a hammer and fled with stolen items. The bloodied residents managed to get to their neighbors after the robbers had fled. Their injuries were treated at the scene

May 11 '15 19:15

Following a burglary on Hillegomweg in Arnhem, police arrested the alleged perpetrator found sleeping in a stolen car along with the items missing from the invaded house, Dutch police reported on Monday.

Feb 2 '15 12:10

A man alleged to be one of two violent intruders of a houseboat in Amsterdam's Zeeburg neighborhood Thursday night is under police custody. As of Monday afternoon, the suspect, identified as a 21 year old from Almere, remains in the hospital recovering from a stab wound.

Jan 9 '15 16:48

An intruder stabbed an 11-year old child with a sharp object, possibly a knife, while trying to escape a house in Rozendaal, Gelderland yesterday afternoon. The victim was not seriously injured.

Nov 12 '14 11:56

Four men have been arrested in the investigation into the house robbery on Goudenregenplanstoen in Rijnsburg on August 4th, 2014. They are suspected of involvement in the robbery in which the 58 year old resident was killed.


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