Tilburg

An NS train waiting on the tracks (Photo: TahR78/Wikipedia)
May 8 '18 16:30

A 24-year-old woman was sexually assaulted on a train between Tilburg and Breda on Monday evening. A 21-year-old man from Roosendaal was arrested, the police said in a statement.

The woman was on the train around 6:50 p.m. on Monday. The man started talking to her, and suddenly started groping at her, she said to the police.

The victim reported wat happened to the conductor. Security guards took the man off the train at the station on Gravinnen van Nassauboulevard in Breda, where the police arrested him.

The suspect is in custody for investigation.

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May 8 '18 15:10

A father turned in his 15-year-old son to the police after recognizing him in surveillance camera footage the police released of a teen stealing the emblems of 20 cars in Tilburg. The footage was shown on Bureau Brabant on Monday, Omroep Brabant reports.

The boy is suspected of stealing the emblems off at least 20 cars in the Reeshof district, badly damaging the cars in the process. The young thief regretted his actions later, and anonymously returned the emblems - with an apology note.

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May 8 '18 13:50

A passenger saw an Arriva bus driver smoking a joint shortly before driving his bus from Tilburg station on Sunday evening. Passenger Rory Jonkergouw reported this to Arriva. The company takes the incident seriously and is investigating what happened, NOS reports.

Jonkergouw told Omroep Brabant that the bus driver quickly turned away when he saw him coming. "But there is no doubt about it." According to him, the bus driver took a lot of risks. "He drove over two lanes at once and very fast around turns. Then he knocked down several pylons that were on the road for work."

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Apr 30 '18 15:20

Four traffic accidents in Noord-Brabant and Gelderland claimed a total of six lives over the past 24 hours.

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Apr 19 '18 16:10

A man fell ill at a apartment complex on Berlagehof in Tilburg on Thursday. Emergency services responded in large numbers, because vats containing an unidentified liquid were found in the complex's container space, Omroep Brabant reports.

The fire brigade took measurements to see if there were dangerous fumes in the room. According to the police, it is not yet clear whether the vats actually contain drug waste. The barrels were removed from the room, and there is no longer any threat, the police said on Twitter.

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Apr 12 '18 07:34

After a long chase through the forest in the border area near Goirle, the police shot a suspect. The chase crossed the border between Belgium and the Netherlands twice. The suspect was arrested and is in hospital to be treated, NOS reports.

Around 1:00 a.m. on Thursday the police noticed a suspicious van in a business park in Tilburg. When officers wanted to arrest the two people in the van, they sped away towards the border in Goirle. The police gave chase. During the chase, the suspects crossed the border into Belgium and then back into the Netherlands.

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Apr 9 '18 07:13

One person was killed and another seriously hurt in an accident on the A58 highway near Moergestel on Monday morning. The highway towards Tilburg is closed.

The accident may have been caused by stones on the road, ANP reports. The police are investigating whether the stones fell from a vehicle or were deliberately placed on the road, AD reports.

The highway is closed between junction Batadorp and Moergestel, ANWB reports. 

Motorists trapped on the highway due to the road closures were led away by the police around 6:45 a.m. 

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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.

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

Police
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. 

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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.

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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.

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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