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Sep 30 '14 13:40

On Tuesday morning September 30th, investigators from the Office of Financial and Economic Investigation and the Amsterdam police arrested two men and one woman (between the ages of 40 and 44 years) on suspicion of fraud. The three suspects are the owners of a hotel business in Amsterdam.

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Sep 26 '14 10:59

In Simonshaven, a man was arrested at around 10 p.m. after reportedly attempting to drive his car into a police officer. The officer was forced to shoot the suspect's car in order to get the situation under control.

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Sep 26 '14 09:55

The threat that Dutch nationals will be kidnapped and held hostage abroad is rising, and Dutch people abroad have been told to be extra vigilant for terrorist acts. The Dutch counter-terrorism co-ordinator NCTV's Dick Schoof advises that people in volatile countries in the Middle-East, Asia and Africa have to be extra careful, the NOS reports.

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Sep 24 '14 16:01

The police arrested a 24 year old man from Groningen of Saturday September 13th, for having about 600 kilograms of fireworks in his possession.

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Sep 24 '14 14:40

A massive fire raged in the inner city of The Hague on Tuesday night. The fire started just after midnight in an attic on the Beeklaan.

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Sep 24 '14 09:45

Residents of Doetinchem are complaining about the noise coming from asylum seekers who have been housed in the former prison De Kruisberg.

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Sep 19 '14 11:44

A video appeared on Facebook in which a 15-year-old girl from Beverwijk was punched to the ground and then kicked repeatedly by two boys aged 14 and 15 in Ijmuiden. The police have arrested the two teen boys, and report that the girl has had hospital treatment for "lesions to her face", the Algemeen Dagblad writes.

Sep 19 '14 10:24

National Ombudsman Frank van Dooren believes that there is a macho culture within the Dutch police force, and that executives within the police are too quick to turn a blind eye to any accusals of excessive force used by their officers, NU.nl reports.

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Sep 17 '14 09:29

The police have released a video showing an incident from several months ago in which a pair of men take extreme revenge in a possible traffic argument. Two men are seen chasing and then shooting at a vehicle. Police are now looking for the victims.

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Sep 16 '14 10:41

In Uden, a 29-year-old man was arrested for being a public nuisance. When he was brought to the police station, however, he became unwell and later died, the police reports.

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Sep 16 '14 08:02

MP for the PvdA, Ahmed Marchouch, says that he was pelted with eggs and fireworks in The Hague's Schilderswijk on Monday. He tells Omroep West that the culprits also shouted slurs at him.

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Sep 11 '14 09:09

The Netherlands Public Prosecution Authority (OM) is investigating the circumstances around the gas explosion in flat complex Breukenhorst in Diemen, which killed two people and injured 15. Investigators will measure culpability of the various parties involved in the incident, NU.nl reports.

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Sep 10 '14 08:32

At least 65 of the 100 people arrested in December last year during the riots in Veen have claimed damages with the Department of Justice. They argue that they were falsely arrested, their lawyer Marc Crombach announces, Omroep Brabant reports.

Sep 10 '14 08:08

Police have arrested a second suspect in the case surrounding the secret recording of womens' locker rooms at the HGC hockey club in Wassenaar. This arrest was made on the 26th of August. Police are also looking for a third suspect, and the Department of Justice is investigating how far the recorded material has been spread, Het Parool reports.

Sep 9 '14 16:59

A group of children hurled a shopping trolley out of a third story apartment on Jan Luykenlaan in Leiden on Sunday, hitting an eight-year-old girl while she was playing on the street. The victim was immediately rushed to an area hospital with head injures, concussion and bruises to the neck and back.

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Sep 6 '14 08:30

Two members of the Dutch military were arrested after assaulting a Groningen bartender early Thursday morning.

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Sep 3 '14 11:57

In The Hague, police arrested a 29-year-old man in his home Tuesday on suspicion of his involvement in the jihadist forces in Syria. According to the police, he is also suspected of possessing incendiary texts. The man is one of several arrested by the police for traveling in or out of Syria.

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Sep 3 '14 11:10

In Maastricht, part of the shopping center Mosae Forum was evacuated Wednesday morning due to a suspicious package. Authorities believe that it is a home made smoke bomb. Several shops and the municipal offices in the building have been cleared, the NOS reports.

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Sep 3 '14 10:09

During a fight in a home on the Zwartwatersweg in Assen on Tuesday afternoon, three people were injured. According to the police, a shot was also fired. Two arrests have been made.

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Sep 3 '14 09:48

The police has received dozens of tips about the 31-year old woman who traveled the country robbing elderly women of their valuables in retirement homes. After the case was aired in Tuesday's episode of Opsporing Verzocht, many calls came in from potential owners of the jewelry as well, the NOS reports.

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Sep 2 '14 09:34

Police in Reuver, Limburg, are looking for video material of the match on the 31st of August in which a 30-year-old footballer was shortly hospitalized after being attacked by team members of the opposition during a football match between Reuver and Venlo.

Sep 2 '14 08:13

Customs officers found 175 kilograms of cocaine last week, hidden among a banana shipment that had arrived in Rotterdam.

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Sep 1 '14 13:14

According to KPN director, Jacob Groote, between 50 thousand and 60 thousand people can not call 112 from their mobile phones because they have no coverage at home.

Aug 29 '14 09:23

The Hague's Schilderswijk has been freed of two big name recruiters for jihad. The arrests come with a collective sigh of relief as the Algemeen Dagblad reveals that Rudolph H. and Azzedine C., alias Abou Moussa, had been on the police radar for almost two years.

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