Dutch police Arrest team
Mar 22 '18 14:30

Around 2:00 a.m. on Thursday morning the police arrested a man in Tilburg suspected of being involved in a stabbing that happened in Alphen on Wednesday afternoon. Officers searched for the suspect, known to the police as armed and dangerous, for hours before finally tracking him down, NU.nl reports.

The stabbing happened around 3:00 p.m. in Alphen. A 21-year-old Tilburg resident was injured and was taken to hospital by ambulance.

Mar 20 '18 14:30

A 36-year-old man from Heerlen was arrested in Tilburg on Monday night after he threatened a traffic controller with death and then assaulted a number of police officers, Omroep Brabant reports.

The man lost it when a traffic controller instructed him to wait at the crossing of Ringbaan-West and Van Limburg Stirumlaan around 11:00 p.m. The Heerlen man became aggressive, threatened the traffic controller with death, took his two-way radio and smashed it on the ground. Then the suspect walked up Van Limburg Stirumlaan. 

Mar 6 '18 10:30

The suburbs around the large cities in the Netherlands have relatively many residents with a high income, while the median income in the cities themselves are largely lower than the national average, according to figures Statistics Netherlands published on Tuesday.

Alexander Pechtold
Feb 13 '18 14:50

A half-Russian Tilburg man pressed discrimination charges against D66 leader Alexander Pechtold over is reaction to the affair around Foreign Affairs Minister Halbe Zijlstra lying about a meeting with Russian president Vladimir Putin.

Jan 23 '18 07:21

A man is in critical condition after falling down the stairs in sex shop Candy Shop in Tilburg on Monday night. The naked, unconscious man was rushed to hospital by ambulance, Omroep Brabant reports.

Two ambulances, a trauma helicopter, three police cars and motorcycle officers were deployed to the shop on Korvelseweg. The police refused to say anything other than this was a "medical issue" to the broadcaster. 

Dec 28 '17 08:30

A 35-year-old man from Tilburg was arrested in connection with the murder of 58-year-old, who wasin the city on Saturday night. The suspect was arrested in Breda on Wednesday afternoon, the victim's daughter confirmed to Omroep Brabant.

Dec 26 '17 16:20

The car of Hennie de Laat, who was f on Saturday, was found on Bachlaan in the city on Tuesday morning. A police officer noticed the Opel Corsa parked on the street. The police are looking for witnesses who saw the car being parked, Omroep Brabant reports.

Dec 26 '17 13:40

Family members and friends of Hennie de Laat, a 58-year-old woman fon Saturday, are arranging a vigil for her on Wednesday, Brabants Dagblad reports.

The vigil will start at 7:00 p.m. Participants are asked to gather on Veestraat, from where they will silently march through the city. Those who want to join the march, are asked to bring a red ribbon along.

Dec 25 '17 09:00

The police are investigating the death of a woman in Tilburg on Saturday night. A passerby found the woman seriously injured on Hoogvensestraat in the neighborhood of Hoogvenne, ANP reports.

Emergency services tried to resuscitate the woman, but it was to no avail. She died on the street. 

The victim is 58-year-old Hennie de Laat, several sources told Brabants Dagblad. A spokesperson for the police told the newspaper that there is a very good chance she was killed in a crime, though refused to confirm the victim's identity.

Nov 16 '17 12:30

The police launched an investigation into the arrests of three school pupils in Tilburg on Wednesday after a video surfaced on social media showing a police officer kicking the legs out from under a 14-year-old boy.

Three boys, age 14, 15 and 16, were arrested at the Tilburg VMBO school Campus 013, NOS reports. This happened during a fight, which around 100 other pupils gathered to watch. 

Nov 13 '17 09:30

A 75-year-old man from Tilburg was arrested on Friday in Nepal on suspicion of criminal acts connected to pedophilia. Police in the Netherlands arrested a 46-year-old man at his house in Zuid-Holland in connection with the case, the public prosecutor said in a statement.

Another man in Amsterdam was believed to be in custody, children's rights organization Terres des Hommes told Het Parool. Prosecutors would only confirm that the Zuid-Holland home and other properties in the south of the Netherlands were searched by investigators.

49,000 liters of formamide, used to make speed, found in Waspik, 7 Nov 2017
Nov 8 '17 11:00

The police raided dozens of address in the south of the Netherlands and in Belgium on Tuesday as part of a major operation against synthetic drugs, called Operation Impact. Five people were arrested, three in Belgium, two in the Netherlands, NOS reports.

The operation involved the police, Public Prosecutor, Tax Authority, Koninklijke Marechaussee and dozens of municipalities. Raids were done in Mariahout, Tilburg, Waspik and Weert, based on information from ongoing investigations and reports to municipalities and hotlines. 

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Oct 25 '17 14:50

A 23-year-old man without fixed residence was arrested on suspicion of involvement in the . Several sources told Omroep Brabant that the suspect is the victim's grandson.

Oct 24 '17 09:02

The police are investigating the death of an 83-year-old woman from Tilburg. The elderly woman was found dead in her home on Sunday, and according to the police she was killed in a crime. On Tuesday morning investigators asked local residents with information to come forward, Omroep Brabant reports.

An NS train waiting on the tracks (Photo: TahR78/Wikipedia)
Oct 23 '17 13:20

A crane hit a railway bridge on Bosscheweg in Tilburg on Monday morning, causing train delays between Tilburg and Den Bosch throughout the day. The crane driver, a 35-year-old from Riel, injured his neck and was taken to hospital for examination, Eindhovens Dagblad reports. 

The collision damaged the bridge to such an extent that NS decided to close one of the two tracks running over the bridge. Trains can use the other track across the bridge, but only at a reduced speed of 60 kilometers per hour. 

Police guard in a detention center
Oct 17 '17 14:40

One of seven teenagers arrested for sexually abusing a 24-year-old woman in Tilburg for months, denies that it was abuse. According to the 17-year-old boy's lawyer, it was group sex with mutual consent, intended to live a sexual fantasy.

Police officer holding a cannabis plant
Oct 10 '17 17:00

Six people were arrested in connection with a large investigation into organized cannabis cultivation in Noord-Brabant on Monday. The police also searched 16 properties in Tilburg, Goirle, Eindhoven and Kaatsheuvel. 

According to the police, a Tilburg detective team got wind of the suspects while breaking down a number of illegal cannabis plantations. The suspects are two women from Tilburg (35 and 66), a 44-year-old woman from Goirle, two men (40 and 52) and a 36-year-old woman from Eindhoven. They are all in custody.

man-wordt-geboeid-afgevoerd arrest
Oct 10 '17 14:30

The Tilburg police arrested another two teenagers on suspicion of sexually abusing a 24-year-old woman from the city for months. The suspects are two boys aged 15 and 17 years, the police said in a statement

Sep 27 '17 10:50

The Public Prosecutor is soon going to court to try and ban outlaw motorcycle gang Satudarah from the Netherlands, the prosecutor's national office confirmed to AD.This follows the

Police guard in a detention center
Sep 26 '17 12:50

Five teenage boys from Tilburg-Noord were arrested on Tuesday. They are suspected of sexually abusing a 24-year-old woman for months. The suspects are between the ages of 15 and 18 years, Omroep Brabant reports.

The abuse only stopped when the woman moved away from Tilburg-Noord in February. She reported the abuse to the police after she moved away.

The boys all belong to the same Tilburg youth group, according to the broadcaster. More suspects may be arrested in this investigation, the police said. 

Sep 26 '17 12:10

SWAT teams took two members of motorcycle club Satudarah from their beds in their homes in Tilburg on Tuesday morning and arrested them. Their homes on Sneekstraat and Morrahof were also raided, Omroep Brabant reports.

The raids form part of a national investigation, according to the broadcaster. Exactly what the police are investigating, is not clear. Two cars were seized at one of the homes.

Sep 26 '17 11:30

The Public Prosecutor demanded 6 years in prison against Ron O. from Tilburg in court on Monday. The 47-year-old man is accused of raping 11 women and sexually assaulting a 12th, ANP reports.

O. performed physical examinations, including internal vaginal and anal examinations, on his victims. They thought that he was qualified to do so, and only afterwards discovered that he was not really a doctor. 

Sep 20 '17 13:30

A 23-year-old woman was arrested in Tilburg just after midnight on Wednesday for assaulting a police officer. The Tilburg woman tried to prevent the arrest of her boyfriend by putting the officer in a chokehold and trying to poke her fingers into his eyes, the police said in a statement.

School bags
Sep 14 '17 12:30

Noord-Brabant school community De Rooi Pannen is taking over most of its pupils' study fees and costs. From next year, the parents of the around 8 thousand De Rooi Pannen pupils will only have to pay the legally mandatory course- or lesson fees and the purchase costs of working clothes, Omroep Brabant reports.


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