A 31-year-old man from Amsterdam was arrested for possession of a loaded machine gun on Thursday, according to the newswire ANP. The man took the gun out of his backpack alongside a group of people while standing on Bijlmerplein in Amsterdam Zuidoost.
The Rabobank in Bergambacht had to deal with a very unusual customer on Tuesday - a screaming man wielding a knife. The man, 43 years old from The Hague, was arrested after doing some damage to the interior of the bank.
On Wednesday the police arrested a 16 year old boy for threatening a 42 year old teacher with a knife.
A NS conductor was attacked by a passenger yesterday afternoon in the train between Oisterwijk and Tilburg. The 49 year old passenger threatened the 46 year old conductor by pressing a knife against his throat.
A man was shot, stabbed with an awl and beaten with an ax on Cypresstraat in Breda on Friday, according police and Omroep Brabant. The victim, estimated to be 35-years old, was seriously injured and rushed to an area hospital.
A man held by Amsterdam police during Thursday’s minute of silence for the recent Paris shootings had a large knife in his possession. He disrupted the quiet moment by singing comedian Hans Teeuwen’s song “Het vrije woord,” a song about free speech.
The police arrested four Groningen residents (aged 30, 31, 35 and 52 years) after a brawl on Pleiadenlaan last night. Shots were fired during the fight.
Famed Rotterdam cooking shop Kookpunt listed a knife set on their website for the home chef that has everything: a €55,000 three-piece Nesmuk knife set and knife block. The knives are forged over several days, with the manufacturer calling them as much a work of art as the work of a craftsman.
Four armed men attempted to rob an Albert Heijn supermarket on the Alber Schweitzersingel road in Amersfoort on Monday at around 8 p.m. Police hunted the men down in vain on Monday, but have started an investigation.
The 46-year-old man who was shot in shopping center Herenhof in Alphen aan den Rijn was carrying a large knife. This was noticed by entrepreneur Martijn Haasbeek who was the first to attempt reanimation on the man, who was shot through the lung. His efforts were in vain.
Six people have been arrested in Rotterdam on Saturday after a knife fight broke out, the police reports. At least one person has been injured and is in hospital.
A woman was sexually assaulted in a train between Maastricht and Amsterdam Amstel, Friday night. Two suspects, 19 and 27 years old, were arrested.
A 72-year-old Eindhoven resident was robbed in his hometown Wednesday evening. Four young men threatened the man with a knife while he was walking his dog on the Lohengrinlaan near Cruijfcourt.
In the Venlo district Blerick police shot a 22-year-old Polish man who threatened them with a knife.