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Police speedboat
Aug 8 '18 13:30

Two men on a stolen speedboat were arrested on the Gooimeer in Amsterdam during the early hours of Monday morning after a chase involving a police boat and a police helicopter, the police said in a statement on Tuesday.

At around 3:30 a.m. on Monday the police received a report that a speedboat was stolen at IJburg and was sailing at high speeds towards Gooimeer. A police boat gave chase, and was soon joined by a police helicopter that happened to be in the area. 

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Apr 12 '18 07:34

After a long chase through the forest in the border area near Goirle, the police shot a suspect. The chase crossed the border between Belgium and the Netherlands twice. The suspect was arrested and is in hospital to be treated, NOS reports.

Around 1:00 a.m. on Thursday the police noticed a suspicious van in a business park in Tilburg. When officers wanted to arrest the two people in the van, they sped away towards the border in Goirle. The police gave chase. During the chase, the suspects crossed the border into Belgium and then back into the Netherlands.

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Dec 26 '17 08:01

The police had to clear out a conference center in Zaandam during the early hours of Tuesday morning, after a party attended by 300 to 400 Eritreans from across the country turned into brawls, NOS reports.

The evacuated Eritreans spread over the center of Zaandam afterwards. The police deployed a helicopter to keep an eye on the situation, according to news wire ANP. 

Anne Faber
Oct 2 '17 07:50

On Sunday the police searched the Utrecht town of Baarn for 25-year-old Anne Faber. The Utrecht woman disappeared around 7:00 p.m. on Friday evening while cycling. Shortly before her disappearance, she took a selfie of her in the rain and sent it to her boyfriend. The police traced the location of this selfie to the corner of Amsterdamsestraatweg and Hilversumsestraatweg in Baarn, AD reports. 

Forensic investigators in Dishoek, Zeeland where two bodies were found, 13 Apr 2017
Apr 13 '17 11:58

The bodies of a man and a woman were found in the Zeeland village of Dishoek, near Vlissingen on Thursday morning. According to the police, they were murdered, NOS reports.

Emergency services were at the scene at around 9:30 a.m. According to BN de Stem, a passerby noticed a dark blue Mercedes in some bushes on Verlengde Dishoekseweg and called the police. Responding officers found the bodies and closed down the area, according to the newspaper.

It is unclear whether the bodies were found inside the car. 

Investigation in the Hartjesbos along Weerseloseweg in Enschede after a body was found in the forest, 1 Mar 2017
Mar 2 '17 11:45

On Wednesday afternoon two hikers discovered the body of a man in Hartjesbos along Weerseloseweg in Enschede. The police have not released any information on who the victim is or how he died, only saying that it is an adult male, AD reports.

Arriva train derailed after crash with milk truck near Winsum, 18 Nov 2016
Nov 18 '16 13:14

Several people were injured in a train accident near Winsum on Friday afternoon. An Arriva train partly derailed after crashing with a milk truck, according to the Groningen police and safety office on Twitter.

So far nothing is known about the exact number of injured people or the severity of their injuries. So far one wounded person was taken to hospital, according to the police. The truck driver escaped unharmed. All passengers were removed from the train.

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Apr 25 '16 09:17

Shipping traffic in Grijpskerk, Groningen was brought to a standstill on Monday morning as divers search for a man that fell into the water. A helicopter was also deployed to help with the search.

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Feb 29 '16 10:31

The police arrested three suspects, including a 29-year-old Portuguese man, in connection with a shootout on Cronesteinstraat in Rotterdam during the early hours of Saturday morning. Dozens of shots were fired, but as far as is known, no one was injured. Several cars were hit and damaged.

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Jul 13 '15 12:49

A number of suspects escaped the police after attempting to bomb an ATM on John F. Kennedyplein in Purmerend on Monday morning.

Jul 7 '15 08:16

A desperate search is ongoing in Reeuwijk for a missing boy of about 15 years old.

Apr 9 '15 15:29

Police have formed a large-scale, 20-officer strong team to investigate the shooting that left an unknown man dead on Seringenplantsoen in Ridderkerk on Monday just before midnight, police state their website. After talking with bystanders near the shooting site, police are asking witnesses to come forward to help them find the perpetrator.

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Mar 5 '15 09:06

Shots were fired during a chase between the police and a car thief in Ospel this morning.

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Feb 20 '15 12:09

The police arrested two men suspected of car theft in Voorschoten on Wednesday. An officer had to haul one of the suspects out of a garbage bin.

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Dec 29 '14 11:00

A pedestrian found a dead body in a ditch on Gramsbergenlaan in the Hague on Sunday. The victim presumably died because of an accident.

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Nov 10 '14 12:00

Two men were arrested in Goirle on Sunday night after a wild car chase. The police deployed a helicopter to find one of the suspects.

Feb 26 '14 04:38

A prisoner, who was reported missing early Monday morning, was found in a shed on the premises of the prison in Vught. The prisoner was immediately transferred to the High Security Facility, also in Vught.

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