Two people were killed in four separate stabbings across the Netherlands on New Year's Eve and New Year's morning. Several people were arrested.
A 35 year old man was killed in a stabbing on Schelpenhoekstraat in Diemen in the early hours of Sunday morning. A 45 year old man was arrested in Amsterdam Zuidoost a short time later. According to local residents, the perpetrator was the ex-boyfriend of one of the women living on the street. The victim was her new boyfriend.
The police arrested another 13 suspects in connection with the brawl in a Breda parking garage early on Christmas morning. Five people were taken to the hospital with stab wounds, but none of them had to stay in the hospital after treatment.
A brawl in a parking garage in Breda early on Christmas morning left five people wounded and two arrested. According to the police, sharp objects were used in the fight and the wounded were taken to the hospital with stab wounds.
Chris van Esch, the 63 year old man who was critically injured when his car exploded in Breda on Wednesday, has a criminal record spanning 30 years. His record includes drug related offenses, theft and assault
At this stage there is no evidence to suggest a link between the attack on the Enschede municipal official on Monday and the municipality's plans to open a asylum center in the city. The motive of the attack is still unknown.
The Enschede official who was attacked on the street on Monday, was stabbed in the face with a box cutter. He was attacked by two men on the corner of Oosterstraat and the Telgendijk around 8:45 a.m.
A Dutch man was found stabbed to death in Turkey on Wednesday. The victim, Pieter Jan Reijntjes from Schaijk, Brabant, was on holiday in the village of Muhmutlar, where he has a holiday home with his husband Cor Jonkergouw.
Two violent incidents in Leeuwarden on Monday afternoon left one woman badly injured and another woman dead. One man, a 38-year-old former psychiatric patient, has turned himself into the police in connection with both incidents.
Two Dutch teenagers were wounded in a stabbing in Malta on Sunday. One of them was seriously injured. Both boys are currently out of life threatening danger and recovering well, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The Dutch embassy has made contact with them.
A police officer was stabbed in a brawl on Marco Pololaan in Utrecht on Wednesday night. The officer was injured in his hand. Five people have been arrested.
Three more young people have been arrested in connection with the police officer being stabbed in Leerdam during the early hours of Sunday morning.
Vino H. regrets stabbing 96 year old Oma Toni, according to his lawyer Bob Meijer. A pretrial hearing on the case will be held in the court of Amsterdam on Tuesday. It is not yet clear whether the prosecution will hold H. responsible for the death of the 96 year old Amsterdam woman.
The suspect arrested shortly after a fatal stabbing in Oosterhout on Friday, was arraigned on Monday. The 50 year old man from Oosterhout will remain in custody.
A man was stabbed to death on Nieuwe Bouwlingstraat in Oosterhout on Friday morning. A possible suspect has been arrested. The police are investigating whether this suspect was involved in the stabbing.
The Public Prosecutor demanded a 2 year sentence in a juvenile institution against a 17 year old boy suspected in the murder of a street musician. The boy's case appeared in the court in Zwolle on Monday.
The judges at the court in Zwolle have decided to hold the criminal case against the 17 year old suspect in the murder of a 54 year old street musician behind closed doors. The case appears in court on Monday.
Toni Heeremans-de Jong, better known as Oma Toni, made the decision herself to stop her treatment after being stabbed sent her to the hospital. That is the coroner's conclusion after an autopsy on her body, AD reports.
A 16 year old boy was arrested in Breda on Sunday for stabbing his stepfather.
A police officer was stabbed in his leg in his leg by a deranged man in The Hague early on Wednesday morning. The suspect was shot.
Police in Amsterdam shot a 34-year-old man in the leg early Thursday morning after he allegedly lunged towards officers with a knife. The shooting took place in the "Vluchttoren," a nickname given to a squatted building on Jan Tooropstraat used as a shelter for failed asylum seekers and undocumented immigrants.
The police have arrested three suspects in connection with the robbery on Braak en Bosch in Amsterdam-Osdorp on Sunday that left two people injured - one with a stab wound and another with a bullet wound.
Two people were injured during a robbery in Braak en Bosch in Amsterdam-Osdorp on Sunday. One man was shot and another was stabbed. Both wounded men were taken to the hospital.
The court in the Hague has sentenced 16 year old Anthony D. to 20 months in youth detention and youth psychiatric care for stabbing his 15 year old classmate Wesley to death in October last year.