Around 100 young people turned on the police on the Markt in Boxtel, Noord-Brabant early on Sunday morning. Police officers were attacked and pelted with fireworks, cans and food. The police are investigating and call on witnesses to come forward.
The police arrested a 29-year-old man from Rotterdam on Thursday afternoon after he waved a knife around in the Rotterdam city hall. The man was tasered and bitten by a police dog during his arrest, AD reports.
The incident happened around 3:45 p.m. at the main entrance of the city hall on Coolsingel. Witnesses told AD that the man shouted for help and then walked up the building's stairs, where he was stopped by security guards.
The police broke up a student protest at the University of Amsterdam on Friday night. According to the students, the police used batons, pepper spray and police dogs on them and several students sustained injuries. GroenLinks parliamentarian Zihni Ozdil wants an explanation from Education Minister Ingrid van Engelshoven, Het Parool reports.
A man who caused unrest in Schiedam by waving an ax around on Wednesday afternoon, likely suffered from psychosis, Schiedam mayor Cor Lamers said to Radio Rijnmond. The 26-year-old Syrian man was arrested after he killed a police dog, and a member of the SWAT team shot him in the leg.
The police shot a 26-year-old man in the leg in Schiedam on Wednesday. He was standing on an apartment balcony, waving an ax. According to witnesses, he also shouted 'Allahu akbar", ANP reports.
A man with a knife snuck into care center De Hazelaar on Doctor Eijgenraamstraat in Tilburg and threatened the staff on Sunday night. He was overpowered by the police and arrested, Brabants Dagblad reports.
The care center staff pressed the fire alarm when they saw the man. One witness told the newspaper that he had a "very large knife".
The police overpowered the man with the help of a police dog and pepper spray.
The employees of De Hazelaar are shaken up, but unharmed, according to the newspaper. Victim support was offered to them.
Shots were fired on Wielewaal in Etten-Leur around 11:50 p.m. on Monday. Two suspects, a Dutch man and a Belgian, were later arrested on the A58 near Bergen op Zoom, BN DeStem reports.
No one was injured in the shooting. The suspects are a 20-year-old man from Antwerp and an 18-year-old from Bergen op Zoom.
The police found the suspects on the A58 near Bergen op Zoom. As they were believed to be armed and dangerous, the police arrested them at gunpoint as a precaution. A police dog was also deployed.
A police officer fired a warning shot in Nieuwegein on Monday evening while arresting a half-naked, aggressive man with a knife, the Utrecht police said on Twitter.
Witnesses reported to the police seeing the man walking around on Nedereindseweg, which runs parallel to the A2 highway, NOS reports. The man had no shirt on and was walking with knife in hand.
When police officers arrived at the scene, the man turned on them and tried to attack. The cops were able to overpower him using a warning shot, pepper spray and the police dog.
On November 23rd a 58-year-old Rotterdam man died in a police cell shortly after he was arrested. His daughter decided to share her side of the story on Facebook, calling for justice for her father and their family.
A burglar threatened to jump off the roof of a home in Amsterdam's Singel on Monday morning after he and two accomplices were caught in the act of breaking in
A Dutch bred police dog died of heat exhaustion during a police chase in Texas on Tuesday, the Arlington police said on Twitter.
Police in the Netherlands used force over 10 thousand times last year, about the same number as in the previous few years, according to figures the police released on Monday
A suspected burglar was arrested early Saturday morning after breaking into an Albert Heijn store in Nijmegen and stealing four dozen mini vegetable garden kits, the police there reported on Sunday. The popular kits are given away as a promotion to paying customers.
A 17-year-old girl had to be treated in hospital for injuries on her arm and leg after a police dog broke free and attacked her in the Brabant town of Zegge on Monday.
Django, a six year old police dog, was seriously injured in the arrest of a aggressive, disturbed man in Uithoorn on Sunday night.
A drug-carrying car thief was arrested in Goes on Monday after a wild car chase. The 33 year old man from Etten-Leur was eventually tracked down by a police dog.
A 50 year old man from Goes was bitten by a police dog and then arrested after threatening a train conductor on Wednesday night.
The police arrested four teenagers in Roelofarendsveen on Saturday night after a high speed car chase on the A4.
A man was shot and injured in a shooting incident in Iepenlaan, Terneuzen at around 19:00 last night. The 27 year old victim was rushed to the hospital in Terneuzen. He was later transferred to another hospital in critical condition.