Jawed S., the 19-year-old man arrested for stabbing two American tourists at Amsterdam Central Station on Friday, told the authorities that he committed the attack because people in the Netherlands insult Islam, the Public Prosecutor said on Monday afternoon, NU.nl reports.
A 20-year-old woman passed away after being seriously injured in a stabbing in a home on Hoofdstraat in Emmen on Monday morning. A 21-year-old man was arrested as a suspect, the Drenthe police said on Twitter.
The stabbing happened around 5:30 a.m., according to Dagblad van het Noorden. The circumstances surrounding the incident are still unclear.
The police are at the scene, doing forensic investigation in and around the home.
Both the victim and the suspect are from Emmen.
Authorities in the Netherlands say terrorism appears to be the motive behind the stabbing of two Americans at Amsterdam Centraal train station on Friday afternoon. Police shot the suspect, 19-year-old Afghan Jawed S., after the incident and authorities were quick to suggest terrorism was a possibility.
Police are investigating the possibility that terrorism was the motive behind a stabbing incident Friday afternoon at the Amsterdam Centraal train station. Police revealed the potential motive in a joint statement with the public prosecutor's office and Amsterdam city hall.
The police fired shots at a stabbing incident at Amsterdam Central Station on Friday afternoon. A total of three people, two victims and the perpetrator, were taken to hospital with unknown injuries.
The incident happened in the west tunnel of the station. Witnesses told AT5 that two persons got into a fight on a platform in the station. The fight escalated and a knife was drawn. The police had to shoot to stop the suspect. The suspect was arrested and also taken to hospital.
A 25-year-old woman was stabbed multiple times in a mugging in Amsterdam during the early hours of Friday morning. She was rushed to hospital in critical condition, AT5 reports.
The victim was walking on the grass on Tongerenstraat when an unknown man tried to grab her bag. When this did not succeed right away, he stabbed her several times. The mugger fled with her bag.
The police are investigating.
A 17-year-old boy was stabbed in the neck on 18 Septemberplein in the center of Eindhoven on Thursday afternoon. He was taken to hospital, seriously hurt. Part of the square was temporarily closed for police investigation, NU.nl reports.
The police are looking for the perpetrator. As the victim was not yet able to talk to the police, the circumstances that led up to the stabbing remain unclear.
A 23-year-old woman was arrested at an Albert Heijn store in Eindhoven on Sunday morning. She is suspected of stabbing a colleague in the leg at the store, De Stentor reports.
The woman was arrested around 9:10 a.m. at the AH XL. She stabbed her 44-year-old colleague earlier in the morning. The victim was taken to hospital.
Why the woman attacked her colleague is not yet clear. The police are investigating.
An Amsterdam man died shortly after being arrested on Wednesday. He was arrested on suspicion of stabbing an 18-year-old woman in district De Pijp. The woman sustained minor injuries, NOS reports.
The stabbing incident happened around 2:45 p.m. The 32-year-old man attacked the woman and fled. A 41-year-old man from Amsterdam went after him and hit him on the head with a hard object.
A doctor was stabbed at a GP's office in Loosdrecht on Tuesday. He was taken to hospital in unknown condition. A 34-year-old man was arrested after a search, NU.nl reports.
The stabbing happened at a general practice on Eikenlaan. The doctor shouted for help, which was heard by a boy who had just come out of the adjacent dental practice. The perpetrator fled.
A trauma physician was taken to the scene by helicopter. He stabilized the doctor, who was then taken to hospital by ambulance.
Three men were hurt in a quarrel and stabbing in a home on Bennekelstraat in Eindhoven on Saturday evening. Five men were arrested, including the three injured. Two of the injured men were still in hospital on Sunday, the police said in a statement.
A man was stabbed to death outside an apartment building in the Elderveld district of Arnhem on Wednesday evening. One suspect was arrested, NOS reports.
The victim died at the scene. The suspect was injured, so he was taken to hospital by ambulance.
The circumstances surrounding the stabbing are still unclear. The police closed own the crime scene and are investigating.
A boy was stabbed during a large fight between young people in the center of Eindhoven on Tuesday evening. He was found wounded at Eindhoven station a short time after the fight and was taken to hospital, the police said on Twitter.
The victim was rushed to hospital by ambulance, escorted by police cars, according to Omroep Brabant. A trauma helicopter was also deployed, but was unnecessary. At this stage nothing is known about the severity of his injuries. His age was also not revealed.
Shannon Mak from the Noord-Holland town of Monnickendam was found murdered on Malta on Friday morning. The young Dutch woman was found lifeless between two cars with stab wounds in her neck. Her ex-boyfriend, 22-year-old Dutch man Jelle R., was arrested, the Telegraaf reports.
One person was killed in stabbing in the Overijssel village of Dedemsvaart during the early hours of Friday morning. A suspect was arrested, ANP reports.
The stabbing happened on Beatrixstraat in a residential area. The crime scene is closed off and the police are investigating.
So far nothing is known about the identity of the victim or the circumstances surrounding the stabbing.
A 21-year-old man was seriously injured in a stabbing on Lange Nieuwstraat in Tilburg on Wednesday afternoon. The victim lost a lot of blood. He was rushed to the hospital, the police said on Twitter.
The victim and perpetrator got into a quarrel with each other at the intersection of Lange Nieuwstraat and Gasthuisring, according to Omroep Brabant. The fight ended with the stabbing.
A 61-year-old woman was injured in a stabbing at a shelter on Poeldijkstraat in Amsterdam early on Monday morning. She was taken to hospital with unknown injuries, Het Parool reports.
A man was arrested in connection with the stabbing shortly after 5:00 a.m. The police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident.
The shelter on Poeldijkstraat is part of a HVO-Querido care program. The care organization offers shelter to homeless people, but also people who are waiting for another home, according to the newspaper.
Two people were injured in a stabbing on Broekhuizenstraat in the Limburg town of Landgraaf on Tuesday evening. One victim was taken to hospital with serious injuries. A 65-year-old man was arrested as a suspect.
According to newspaper AD, the suspect threatened the residents of a home on Broekhuizenstraat before walking up the street and breaking the window of a car. A woman came out of an adjacent home and was stabbed by the suspect. A man came from the same house and was also attacked.
A man was found seriously injured in a hotel on Nieuwlandplein in Schiedam during the early hours of Sunday morning. He was found in a hotel room with a wound in his neck, losing a lot of blood, at around 3:30 a.m. The police believe he was stabbed, NU.nl reports.
The Rotterdam police are investigating exactly what happened. So far no arrests were made.
A man stabbed himself in the middle of the street in Watergraafsmeer in Amsterdam on Thursday morning. He was taken to hospital, AT5 reports.
The incident happened around 10:00 a.m. Multiple police cars and ambulances responded to the scene, as the man's intentions were unclear, according to the broadcaster.
The man did not harm, or try to harm, anyone else. He was taken to hospital for treatment.
The Public Prosecutor suspects a 32-year-old man who stabbed three random people in The Hague in May of attempted murder with terrorist intent. The man will appear in court for the first time in a pro-forma hearing next week Monday, RTL Nieuws reports.
The suspect, from Syria, was shot in the leg by police officers before being arrested. His three victims were taken to hospital, but were not critically injured.
A special committee of the Ministry of Security and Justice is investigating possible mistakes made by the Netherlands Forensic Institute (NFI) in murder investigations following a report by a whistleblower, the Telegraaf reports.
The investigation was launched in April and focuses on irregularities in determining the causes of death in stabbing victims, according to the newspaper. The committee consists of three professors. They are looking into the methods used by the NFI, the "actions and negligence" of NFI employees and whether any rules of conduct were violated.
A woman was stabbed to death in the Noord-Brabant village of Hoogerheide on Tuesday morning. A man was arrested at the scene.
Emergency services responded to the home on Binnenweg at around 7:45 a.m., after the stabbing was reported to the police. First responders tried to resuscitate the victim, but it was to no avail. She died at the scene.
The resident of the home was found nearby. He was arrested on suspicion of involvement in the fatal stabbing. He is in custody for questioning.
The police are investigating what happened.
The police arrested three suspects in Amsterdam Zuidoost on Thursday night following a stabbing incident earlier in the evening. One person was injured, Het Parool reports.
At around 7:00 p.m. the police received a report of a stabbing at Develstein in Zuidoost. The victim was chasing the car of the perpetrator. The police managed to stop the car, and arrested all three people inside. They were taken to a police station for questioning.
Paramedics treated the victim at the scene.