The police arrested a suspect in connection with a sexual assault in Amsterdam-Noord on April 16th. The suspect, a 28 year old form Amsterdam, was arrested on Tuesday.
Students of fourteen Amsterdam dorm-style housing complexes feel unsafe in their homes, student union AVSA concludes based on reports recorded at the Student Hotline for Unsafe Housing
The Public Prosecutor demanded 15 years in prison followed by institutionalized psychiatric treatment against Johan P. in the court in Arnhem on Wednesday. P. is standing trial for strangling his 21-year-old niece Mariska to death in February last year.
It is 2.28 million times more likely that the DNA trace evidence found on raped and murdered Nicole van den Hurk belongs to three random people, than it belongs to suspect Jos de G. and two random individuals, researchers from New Zealand concluded, according to Telegraaf reporter Sophie Kluivers tweeting from within the courtroom.
The police are urgently looking for witnesses that can provide any information on a sexual assault in Amsterdam on Saturday morning. A young woman was attacked by a masked man on Benedenlangs in Noord at around 8:15 a.m.
The police arrested a 34-year-old man in Purmerend on Thursday night. He is suspected of raping three young women in Amsterdam late in January.
Reports of sexual abuse in schools are increasing, the Education Inspectorate announced on Wednesday. A total of 112 reports were received in the 2014/2015 school year, compared to 86 reports in the previous year. Dutch parliamentarians are shocked by these figures.
The Public Prosecutor offered a 12,500 euro reward for the tip that leads to the arrest of a man suspected of raping three women in Amsterdam over the cause of four days. The rapes happened late in January on H.J.E Wenckebachweg, Maassluisstraat and Sloterplas.
DNA evidence found in the 1995 rape and murder of Nicole van den Hurk, will be re-analyzed in New-Zealand using a new method. The intent is that this reexamination will provide clarity on whether or not the DNA belongs to 48-year-old suspect Jos de G.
A British court sentenced Dutch volleyball champion Steven van de Velde to four years in prison for raping a 12-year-old girl he met on Facebook. The 21-year-old volleyball player confessed to three counts of rape
Kas van R., better known as the Nijmegen peeping tom, was sentenced to six years in prison by the court in Arnhem on Tuesday. He stood trial for molesting, assaulting, threatening and raping seven young women between 2012 and 2014
Gerard T., known as the Utrecht serial rapist, was sentenced to 16 years i prison by the court in Utrecht on Friday. The court found him guilty of four counts of murder. T. also has to pay 35 thousand euros in damages to one of the victims
Dutch man Romano van der Dussen was released from the prison on Mallocra, Spain on Thursday afternoon, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirmed. He was imprisoned there for twelve years after being convicted of rape and attempted rape, before a Spanish court acquitted him on Wednesday.
The Netherlands is happy with the Spanish Supreme Court's decision to over turn the rape conviction against Dutchman Romano van der Dussen. "It took a long time, but finally there is clarity", Minister Bert Koenders of Foreign Affairs said. "I am relieved and pleased for Mr. Van der Dussen."
A 39 year old man from Nijmegen, known as the Nijmegen peeping tom, is appearing in the court in Arnhem on Tuesday. He is suspected of raping five women, fornicating with an underage girl, and holding a 7th victim hostage in her home for a short time. In the court the suspect denied being involved in the rapes. "I never did anything with violence. And I've never been convicted for that", he said
The remarks made by the mayor of Cologne about the very high number of sexual assaults in the German city during New Year's lead to fierce criticism from Dutch politicians. Mayor Henriette Reker suggested that women should keep strangers "at arms length to avoid sexual harassment". Dutch Deputy Prime Minister Lodewijk Asscher calls this statement "completely the wrong signal" that creates the impression that the victims could have done something to stop it.
The police are looking for Limburg convict Hendrik M. and his girlfriend. They are suspected of assaulting and robbing a 78 year old man on the A2 in Den Bosch during the early hours of December 31st. The victim knows the two suspects
The British authorities are still looking for five criminals believed to be in or around the Amsterdam region. These five men are wanted for serious crimes relating to drug smuggling, rape and "unlawful wounding" in their own country.
Almost 12 thousand criminal suspects managed to not give a DNA sample after being arrested. This mostly involves thieves and assaulters, but also dozens of murderers and rapists
A 51 year old man from Roerdalen, Limburg is suspected of raping and sexually abusing two teenage girls, one of them his daughter, over a period of 14 years. His daughter fell pregnant with his child when she was 14 years old.
The Spanish authorities are reopening the case against Ronaldo van der Dussen, who has been in a Spanish prison for some 12 years after being convicted on three charges of rape. DNA traces found on one of the victims does not match Van der Dussen, but an man currently imprisoned in England for a similar offense.
The two new witnesses in the Nicole van den Hurk rape and murder trial heard suspect Jos de G. talk about killing a girl while they were all patients in the mental institution in Veldzicht some 10 years ago. "I strangled her", De G. said to the first new witness
The Public Prosecutor has requested that the court in Den Bosch suspend the Nicole van den Hurk murder trial for two weeks after a new witness reported to the police on Tuesday. The witness claims that he heard suspect Jos de G. talk about killing a girl and believes this was Nicole van den Hurk.
Twenty years after the fact, a suspect is finally standing trial for the rape and murder of Nicole van den Hurk from Eindhoven. On Monday suspect Jos de G. told the court in Den Bosch that he definitely did not kill the 15 year old girl in 1995, and if he did have sex with her, he cannot remember it.