A hapless robber trying to hold up a supermarket on Linnauesplein in Groningen Tuesday night found himself overpowered by a customer and several store employees instead.
The police have started evacuating squatters from the complex known as the Tabakspanden on Spuistraat in Amsterdam, NRC reports.
Squatters have reoccupied the Slangenpand on Spuistraat in Amsterdam and built barricades, which they set on fire. They are protesting against the development plans for the building.
The Dutch police is not at all able to combat serious crime effectively, according to former detective Michiel Princen. He says that there is "a lack of intelligence" in the detective force, NRC reports.
Victims of burglaries are often not informed by the police about the progress of the investigation, NU reports based on the annual AD Misdaadmeter (Crime Meter).
The man who was injured in the explosion in an apartment on Julianastraat in Berg aan de Maas on Friday, was the one responsible for the explosion. According to the police, their investigation shows that the wounded man opened the gas tap in his apartment.
The police and the municipality put a stop to a performance by German neo-Nazi band Kategorie C. in Haaksbergen this weekend, a police spokesperson told NRC.
One person is dead and another person was severely burned when an apartment building exploded in Berg aan de Maas, Limburg. A man was threatening to blow up a home on Julianastraat earlier Friday afternoon by opening a natural gas valve and igniting it, sources told local news publisher 1Limburg.
A 12 member team consisting of Defense employees, police employees and a member of the Dutch Safety Board is on their way to the Ukraine. The team's goal is to make preparations for the Dutch repatriation mission, which resumes in April.
The police arrested a 63 year old man and a 39 year old woman in Franeker on Wednesday. The man is suspected of money laundering, force prostitution and exploitation. Three people laid charges against him.
Yesterday the police released photos of seven suspects involved in the Feyenoord riots in Rome last month. Four suspects have already turned themselves in since the photos were released.
Police arrested three suspects on Wednesday, potentially involved with the riots after the match between Ajax and PSV in Eindhoven on March 1st. The suspects are a 51-year old man from Veldhoven, 28-year old man from Son en Breugel and a 34-year old man from Geldrop.
Police has arrested a 33-year old woman for assaulting a teacher at a primary school in Zwolle.
Dutch singer Nick MacKenzie has been arrested as part of the criminal investigation into the execution of Gintas Macionis and the two criminal organizations believed to have been involved in his death.
Three 14 year old boys from Etten-Leur have admitted to vandalizing the home of PVV candidate Jake Owen Raats. The police found the three teenagers after receiving tips from the community.
The police have released a new video as well as a new photo showing the man believed to be selling white heroin as cocaine to tourists in Amsterdam.
Of the about 450,000 bicycles that were stolen last year, only 110,202 were reported to the police. That is only 24.48 percent. This is according to figures from the foundation Aanpak Voertuigcriminaliteit (Tackling Vehicle Crime), Het Parool reports.
The police have released an Amber Alert for 9 year old Issa Sesay who went missing yesterday afternoon.
Four suspects were arrested as part of the investigation into the execution of Gintas Macionis (37) yesterday morning. A 26 year old man and a 32 year old woman were arrested in Amsterdam, a 32 year old man was arrested in Bosnia and a 39 year old man was arrested in Herzegovina.
A group of masked men armed with hammers and brass knuckles recently attacked UberPop drivers in Amsterdam, AT5 reports. At least two of the UberPop drivers have filed charges against the group. The attacks occurred last week Tuesday.
On Saturday morning the police found the body of 19 year old Anansa van Londen and her severely wounded boyfriend Patrick van der L. (27)in their home on Floris Burgwal in Capelle aan den IJssel. Van der L. was taken to the hospital and arrested there on suspicion of involvement in Van Londen's death. The AD now reports that drugs may have played a roll in this fatal incident.
A second suspect in the Valkenburg lover-boy case has committed suicide. He was (probably) one of the 16 year old girl's customers.
PVV volunteer Richard Wilmsen (31) was attacked yesterday afternoon while handing out flyers with another volunteer in Eindhoven, Omroep Brabant reports.
Investigators in the Netherlands made 76 formal requests to Facebook for data in the last six months of 2014, the social media network revealed on Monday. Specific data about Facebook user accounts was requested 84 times, with some proposals covering multiple accounts at once.