tips

Police at the scene of a mass shooting on 24 Oktoberplein in Utrecht, 18 March 2019
Mar 27 '19 08:41

So far the police received 850 tips regarding a mass shooting in Utrecht last week Monday, a police spokesperson said on Opsporing Verzocht on Tuesday. Due to the high number of tips, the police have not yet been able to make personal contact with every caller, but they will, the spokesperson said.

Police officer looking for witnesses
Sep 13 '18 12:50

The police received 10 tips about the murder of 32-year-old Wilma Bres in 1989. The medical student was stabbed to death 150 meters from her home in Delft, ANP reports.

The case was discussed on Opsporing Verzocht and various other television programs on Tuesday evening. The police are currently investigating the tips, a police spokesperson said to the news wire.

Nicky Verstappen, murdered at age 11 in Brunssum in August 1998
Aug 24 '18 15:30

The police received over a thousand tips in the investigation into the murder of 11-year-old Nicky Verstappen in Brunssummerheide in 1998. Around 75 percent of the tips are about the possible whereabouts of 55-year-old suspect Jos Brech, NOS reports.

JoS B. - suspect in Nicky Verstappen's murder
Aug 23 '18 08:06

The police received over 200 tips about the possible whereabouts of Jos B., the 55-year-old man suspected of murdering 11-year-old Nicky Verstappen in Brunssummerheide in 1998, Limburg police chief Ingrid Schafer-Poels said on Laat op één. "Most are about his possible whereabouts, or people who think they saw him. We are going to investigate them all urgently."

Arrest
May 15 '18 21:46

A 13-year-old boy was arrested on Tuesday for robbing an 86-year-old woman in Geldrop last month. The victim sustained a serious head wound and lost consciousness during the robbery, Omroep Brabant reports.

The woman was robbed around 7:30 p.m. on April 3rd on De Bleek in Geldrop. A boy grabbed her and grabbed her handbag. The elderly women fell and hit her head. She had to be treated in hospital.

A 21-year-old student is permanently paralyzed from the waist down after a random shooting on Korreweg in Groningen, 15 Oct 2017
Oct 25 '17 15:30

The police received 21 tips about 20-year-old Azim Aynaci, suspected of shooting a 21-year-old student in Groningen, since his photo and name was released on Opsporing Verzocht on Sunday, the Groningen police said on Twitter. As yet, he hasn't turned himself in.

Last selfie Anne Faber took before disappearing on 29 Sept 2017, believed to be taken in Baarn
Oct 4 '17 09:11

On Tuesday night television program Opsporing Verzocht paid attention to the disappearance of 25-year-old Anne Faber from Utrecht. She went missing while cycling on Friday. During and after the broadcast, the police received dozens of tips about the young woman. All tips will be investigated, RTL Nieuws reports.

Police
Jul 11 '17 08:06

The Dutch police service responsible for international information exchange is facing serious staff shortages and a failing computer system, sources within the international legal aid center LIRC said to newspaper AD. The officers working in the service fear that they are missing critical tips on terrorism, according to AD.

Nicky Verstappen, murdered at age 11 in Brunssum in August 1998
May 25 '17 09:50

The police received dozens of new tips about the murder of 11-year-old Nicky Verstappen in 1998 after a large-scale DNA investigation was announced on Tuesday. So far a total of 35 people came forward with tips and information, NOS reports.

All information will be carefully investigated, the police said.

Police officers on the street
Mar 1 '17 11:55

The Amsterdam police received 10 useful tips in an investigation into three attacks on a young woman on Oude IJsselstraat in the Rivierenbuurt last year, Het Parool reports. 

Armed and dangerous Elias Adachour escaped police custody at the Sint Franciscus Gasthuis in Rotterdam, 18 Jan 2017
Jan 20 '17 16:15

The police released new images of escaped Rotterdam shooting suspect Elias Adachour. The special intervention team of the police, used to deal with terrorism and serious crime, also raided a Schiedam building in the search for the 24-year-old man on Thursday night, but nothing was found.

Nov 2 '16 10:16

The police received 25 tips regarding the 2003 murder of Alex Wiegmink, also known as the Posbank murder, after the case was discussed on Opsporing Verzocht on Tuesday. A cold case team recently reopened the case.

Alex Wiegmink, 44, was reported missing on January 20th, 2003 when he never came home from a run in the Posbank in Rheden. His remains were found in his burning Opel Omega in the woods near Erp, Brabant later that night.

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Aug 31 '16 15:30

The police received more than 125 tips in the case regarding a dead baby found hidden in bushes at Amsterdam's Sloterplas on June 8th, a spokesperson said on Opsporing Verzocht on Tuesday. It is unclear whether any of these tips contained useful information.

Aug 12 '16 13:10

The Noord-Nederland police received multiple calls from people who believe they've seen three former members of German leftist terrorist group RAF in and around Heereveen

Jul 13 '16 16:20

The police received 15 tips regarding the abduction of Wendle Meijer and Soufyan Essabaouni since Tuesday night's broadcast of Opsporing Verzocht, in which more information on the case was revealed and a reward was offered

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Jul 8 '16 11:29

The Amsterdam police received several tips about the fatal stabbing of a youth worker in Amsterdam-Oost last week. A "handful" of these tips may be useful, a spokesperson said to RTV Noord-Holland. The victim, 23-year-old Romano Oxford, was buried in Amsterdam Oost on Friday.

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Jun 16 '16 10:25

Dozens of people participated in a silent march through Amsterdam on Wednesday in honor of a baby that was found dead at the Sloterplas last week

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Apr 18 '16 11:14

An estimated 800 people in the Netherlands know about a not-yet-caught murderer, but are not sharing that information with the police, according to an investigation by two investigation specialists based on 48 cold murder cases over the last 20 years

Aug 26 '15 12:05

The police have received 465 tips and questions regarding the person planting explosives at Jumbo supermarkets since details regarding the case were released earlier this month. The case file on the police website has been visited nearly 100 thousand times. No one has been arrested so far.

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Jun 11 '15 11:34

A 28 year old from Rotterdam was arrested on Wednesday for trying to push someone in front of an oncoming train. The suspect is in custody on suspicion of attempted manslaughter.

Lucas Boom murder in Zaandam
Jun 10 '15 10:02

So far the police have received 8 tips regarding the assassination of underworld figure Lucas Boom in Zaandam on Tuesday. Television program Opsporing Verzocht broadcast information about the case last night.

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Apr 9 '15 13:28

The government has received more than 300 responses to last week's internationally distributed call for witnesses in the flight MH17 investigation, De Telegraaf reports.

Feb 13 '15 11:36

Missing American Natalee Holloway is buried beneath a crawl space at the Marriott Hotel in Aruba, says Jurriën de Jong a self-proclaimed eyewitness to her disappearance. Authorities have thus far ignored his statement, despite his persistence to get them more deeply involved in the search, he says. He told his story to Dutch newspaper AD.

Jewelry
Sep 3 '14 09:48

The police has received dozens of tips about the 31-year old woman who traveled the country robbing elderly women of their valuables in retirement homes. After the case was aired in Tuesday's episode of Opsporing Verzocht, many calls came in from potential owners of the jewelry as well, the NOS reports.

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