Sam Bruijs

Femke Lucas and Sam Bruijs
Nov 24 '16 14:09

The 34-year-old man arrested in Portugal after being found in the company of two missing Dutch teenagers on Saturday, is no longer a suspect. He is still a part of the investigation and will be questioned, the Public Prosecutor announced, according to Dutch newspaper AD. 

The man was suspected of ilelgally taking the two girls out of their parents' custody. But according to the Dutch judiciary, Femke and Sam, both 16 years old, left of their won accord. No crime was committed.

Femke Lucas and Sam Bruijs
Nov 22 '16 07:39

The 34-year-old Dutch-Moroccan man arrested in connection with the disappearance of Dutch teens Sam Bruijs and Femke Lucas, was released on Monday, AD reports based on reports in Portuguese media.

Femke Lucas and Sam Bruijs
Nov 21 '16 15:30

Dutch teens Femke Lucas and Sam Bruijs are back home in Bergen op Zoom and reunited with their parents, according to Dutch newspaper AD. The two 16-year-old girls disappeared on Tuesday and were finally found in Portugal on Saturday.

Femke Lucas and Sam Bruijs, missing from Bergen op Zoom since 15 Nov 2016. Believed to be in Malaga, Spain
Nov 21 '16 08:21

Femka Lucas and Sam Bruijs, missing from Bergen op Zoom since Tuesday, were found in Albufeira, Portugal on Saturday. They were with a 34-year-old Dutch-Moroccan man who lives in the Portuguese city, according to local media. He was arrested.

Omroep Brabant reports that the 16-year-old girls were found thanks to a tip from another Duttch man in Albufeira. He spotted the girls with the Moroccan-Dutch man on Friday night and called the police. The Dutch Prosecutor issued an European arrest warrant for the man based on the witness' description. 

Femke Lucas and Sam Bruijs, missing from Bergen op Zoom since 15 Nov 2016. Believed to be in Malaga, Spain
Nov 18 '16 11:15

The fathers of missing Dutch teens Femke Lucas and Sam Bruijs are in Spain helping the local authorties look for their daughters. There are now indications that the two 16-year-old girls are no longer in Malaga, but in Marbella, some 60 km away, Omroep Brabant reports based on information from a spokesperson for the famiies.

Femke Lucas and Sam Bruijs, missing from Bergen op Zoom since 15 Nov 2016. Believed to be in Malaga, Spain
Nov 18 '16 07:45

Two 16-year-old Dutch girls have been missing since Tuesday. The authorities believe that Femke Lucas and Sam Bruijs from Bergen op Zoom took a bus to Eindhoven Airport on Tuesday and then flew to Malaga in southern Spain. They were last seen there on surveillance camera footage, Omroep Brabant reports.

Why the two girls suddenly decided to go to Spain remains a mystery, for the police and their families. At this stage the police believe that the two aren't in any trouble, but they are taking the matter seriously.

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