A suspicious package found at the provincial house in Lelystad on Monday morning contained no explosives, the police announced after investigation by explosive experts. The police lifted the lockdown of the area around the provincial house. Banners with slogans about nature reserve Oostvaardersplassen were also found hung on the building.
A suspicious package was found at the provincial house on Visarenddreef in Lelystad on Monday morning. The police closed down the area around the building, including part of the nearby train station. Multiple banners with slogans about nature reserve Oostvaardersplassen were also found hanging on the provincial house, a spokesperson for the Midden Nederland police said to NU.nl.
The police are allowing pedestrians into the train station, but motorists are being stopped, according to Omroep Flevoland.
The discovery of a suspicious package triggered an evacuation at the army base in the Gelderland town of Oldebroek on Tuesday afternoon. No explosives were found in the package. The Koninklijke Marechaussee, a policing force that forms part of the Dutch military, is investigating, De Stentor reports.
The package was discovered in a building on the base, which also includes the artillery shooting camp in 't Harde, around 4:15 p.m. The building was evacuated and the emergency services were called in. The fire brigade, the Marechaussee and explosive experts were deployed.
The police evacuated multiple cinemas of the Euroscoop in Tilburg on Monday evening after a witness reported seeing a suspicious package at a car parked in the adjacent parking garage. The bomb threat later turned out to be a false alarm, Omroep Brabant reports.
The cinema was evacuated at around 11:45 p.m. The suspicious package was found behind a parked car, and the police's explosive experts were sent in to investigate. During the investigation, movie watchers were kept away from the parking garage.
The Binnenhof in The Hague was evacuated on Wednesday afternoon after the discovery of a suspicious package. All entrances to the square that holds the Netherlands' government and parliament buildings were blocked by police officers and Koninklijke Marechaussee. According to AD reporter Lex de Jonge, it was a false alarm.
A suspicious package delivered to the Heerlen town hall on December 21st contained explosive TNT, lawyer Sjanneke de Crom confirmed on behalf of the suspect she represents. The letter bomb was addressed to Heerlen mayor Ralf Kerwinkel. It ad no detonater, but did contain demands that the mayor pay 1 million euros or a bomb would go off at a later date, AD reports.
A suspicious package left at the Heerlen city hall last week Wednesday contained a threatening letter addressed to th city's mayor Ralf Krewinkel, according to lawyer Sjanneke de Crom, ANP reports.
De Crom represents the person suspected of leaving the package. He was arrested on Thursday and released again on Tuesday. He remains a suspect.
The package was discovered during a city council meeting on Wednesday evening last week. Everyone was evacuated from the building and the Explosive Ordnance Disposal team was called to investigate.
A company on Folkstoneweg at Schiphol was evacuated on Thursday after a dog trained to sniff out explosives signalled a suspicious package in the cargo area.
The central station in Maastricht was evacuated and closed down for several hours on Wednesday night due to a suspicious suitcase. It later turned out to be a false alarm.
Publisher Sanoma's headquarters in Hoofddorp was evacuated on Tuesday after the discovery of a suspicious package.
Police ordered the evacuation of parts of Amsterdam Centraal after an unattended package was found on the walkway dividing platforms 13 and 14 there. Meanwhile, the station in Hoofddorp, just west of the Amsterdam airport, was also shut down around 11 a.m. after a passenger on a train between the two cities acted suspiciously and was heard making threats, according to railway infrastructure firm ProRail.
Twenty people were arrested during a demonstration by anti-Islam group Pegida in Amsterdam on Saturday. Several groups of counter-demonstrators were also present and most of the arrested people came from these groups
A 33-year-old Westkapelle resident made a surprising discovery while walking along the Zeeland town’s coast when he found a package containing hundreds of kilograms of what police believe is cocaine, authorities announced on Sunday. The find was initially reported at 6 p.m. a day earlier as a suspicious package, which turned out be be several sports bags tied to jerry cans.
A suspicious package led to the evacuation of a Sittard municipal building and a nearby school on Monday. The Explosive Ordnance Disposal team arrived at the scene around 1:00 p.m. to investigate.
A suspicious package at the Immigration and Naturalization Service in Zwolle led to the building being evacuated on Friday afternoon. An Explosive Ordnance Disposal squad is investigating. EOD teams are also investigating suspicious packages found in Huizen and Haarlem.
The Jumbo supermarket on Pastoor van Thiellaan in Rosmalen had to be evacuated on Friday after the discovery of a suspicious package, the police announced on Twitter. Experts are examining the package.
Part of the Buitenhof in The Hague had to be closed off for a short time on Tuesday morning after the discovery of a suspicious package.
Police in Amsterdam closed the Rijksmuseum on Sunday morning after an unusual object was found near the entrance. The national museum was evacuated by 10:30 a.m., and reopened about thirty minutes later, police said.
The police station on Chasseveld in Breda had to be evacuated around 10:00 this morning after the discovery of a suspicious package.
In an incident both police and the rail service are calling a “misunderstanding,” police have called off their investigation into a “suspicious package” found on a Leiden Centraal train platform. The package turned out to be a small camera installed by an advertising agency that does regular business with the national train firm NS.
A suspicious package found taped to a support beam at Leiden Centraal was determined to be a false alarm early Wednesday afternoon. The investigation is still ongoing, as police try to track down the man who hung the mysterious black garbage bag.
The rail traffic around Leiden Central Station has come to a standstill after the discovery of a suspicious package. The police are investigating, ANP reports.
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.