A 25-year-old woman was found killed in an apartment on Goudbaard in Bergen op Zoom during the early hours of Saturday morning. Her 4-year-old son was found crying next to her. A 24-year-old man turned himself in at a police station in the Noord-Brabant city on Sunday, BN De Stem and RTL Nieuws report.
An underage child, along with his parents, turned himself in to the police for shooting a 4-year-old boy with an air rifle in Zwaag, Noord-Holland on Sunday. The 4-year-old boy was seriously injured. The minor went to the police on Monday night, NOS reports.
A 2-year-old boy died after falling from the fourth floor of an apartment building on Gasperilaan in the Utrecht district of Kanaleneiland-Noord on Sunday afternoon. The police are investigating the incident, but believe it was an accident.
Emergency services, including a trauma helicopter, responded to the apartment building around 1:45 p.m. The toddler was rushed to hospital in critical condition, where he succumbed to his injuries.
Exactly how the boy came to fall is not yet clear.
A boy between the ages of 1 and 2 years was found wandering around in Roosendaal on Wednesday evening. The child has not yet been claimed and the police are looking for his parents.
A 3-year-old boy was injured after falling from the window of a third floor apartment on Loosduinsekade in The Hague on Tuesday afternoon. The child was rushed to the Sophia Children's Hospital in Rotterdam under police escort, AD reports.
A trauma helicopter landed at the scene to provide first aid.
How the child fell is not yet clear. The police believe it was an accident, a spokesperson said to the newspaper.
The boy's current condition is unknown.
A mother abandoned her 5 month old baby in a shopping center in Schiedam on Tuesday after she was caught shoplifting. Staff at De Nieuwe Passage shopping center saw her shoplifting and she left the baby behind when she tried to flee, RTV Rijnmond reports.
The baby's grandmother was also at the store. She tried to flee with another child, a toddler. The mother was arrested.
A 30-year-old man from 's-Hertogenbosch was arrested on Tuesday on suspicion of kicking a 2-year-old boy in Rosmalen on February 12th. He is also suspected of assaulting a 4-year-old boy in 's-Hertogenbosch two days earlier, the police said in a statement on Wednesday.
A man kicked a 2-year-old boy onto the road at the Aldi supermarket on Molehoekpassage in Rosmalen on Monday morning. The police are looking for the man and call on witnesses to come forward.
The incident happened around 9:00 a.m. The mother and child were waiting to cross the street to the supermarket's parking lot. A man, who had just parked his bicycle at the supermarket, kicked the child in the back for no apparent reason. The child fell into the street and the man cycled away.
A three-year-old girl was found in a Rotterdam home with her dead mother last month, alderman Sven de Langen said in a letter to the municipal council. While some media reports suggested the girl may have been home alone with her mother's body for a week, the exact timeline is not yet known. The girl is now with a foster family and is doing well under the circumstances, the alderman wrote. He called the incident "tragic".
A 46-year-old man from Zoetermeer killed himself and his 4-year-old son by jumping in front of an oncoming train in Haarle, Overijssel on Saturday night, the police said in a statement.
Around 9:30 p.m. the police received a report of a suicide on the rails near Oude Deventerweg in Haarle. A few minutes later a man and his son were reported missing from a vacation home on a bungalow park in the area. At the rails, responding officers found the bodies of a man and a child. They were identified as the two missing from the bungalow park.
A 3-year-old boy was critically injured when he somehow got stuck under a cart on a fairground attraction at the Tilburg fair on Saturday. He is now in a stable condition and out of danger, alderman Erik de Ridder of the municipality of Tilburg said, Brabants Dagblad reports.
It took rescue workers almost an hour to free the boy. He was rushed to a hospital, where he was treated.
When pregnant Charlotte Vlooswijk-Zwezerijnen was stabbed to death in her Lopik home on Monday night, her 4-year-old daughter from a previous relationship was in the house, RTV Utrecht reports based on various sources.
A 4-year-old child fell through an apartment building's skylight on Monday afternoon and landed on a neighbor standing below. The child was taken to hospital to be checked over, but the injuries seemed to be minor, NH Nieuws reports.
The incident happened in an apartment building on IJburglaan in Amsterdam. The child was playing on a roof terrace and got onto a skylight. The dome could not hold the child's weight and collapsed. The child fell through the skylight and landed on a neighbor, washing dishes in the kitchen.
A boy of almost 2 broke his collarbone and sustained head injuries in a hit-and-run accident in Drunen on Wednesday evening, the Telegraaf reports.
The toddler was playing outside on Johann Straussstraat when he was hit by a car. The driver sped away, but returned to the scene of the accident about half an hour later. The 54-year-old man was arrested and his car was seized.
How the accident happened is still unclear, but the police did say that the man was not under the influence of alcohol.
The little boy will have to spend a few days in the hospital.
A toddler and three adults were seriously injured when a barbecue exploded on Leidekkerstraat in Breda on Sunday. All four victims were rushed to hospital with burns, BN De Stem reports.
A woman sustained burns on her face. Two men were burned on their hands and bodies. Where the toddler was hurt is unclear.
The police believe that the explosion was caused by the use of spirits. An investigation is underway.
A woman tried to smuggle soft drugs into the penitentiary in Vught by hiding them on a 3-year-old child, a local police officer reports on Twitter.
A 3-year-old boy was seriously injured when four rottweilers attacked him on Sportlaan in the Drenthe town of Nieuw-Buinen on Tuesday afternoon. He was rushed to the hospital with severe bite wounds.
A 5-year-old boy died in hospital after bystanders rescued him from a ditch canal in Veenendaal on Monday. His friend, a 6-year-old who was rescued with him, escaped unharmed
A 3-year-old boy died in Zaandam on Monday after he ended up in the waters of the Zuidervaart. Emergency services tried to resuscitate him and he was rushed to the hospital, but it was too late to save him, the police said on Twitter.
A toddler was hospitalized after eating an ecstasy pill he found in a primary schoolyard in Hoogezand. Doctors believe the boy will be fine, but he will stay in the hospital for 24 hours for observation, according to a letter the school director sent to parents.
An accident caused by a wrong-way driver on the A79 last week, claimed its third victim. A 3-year-old boy who was seriously hurt in the accident, passed away of his injuries
The Greek police rescued a four year old Dutch girl from a religious sect on the Greek island of Patmos last week Saturday. The toddler from Winterswijk ended up there after being abducted by her mother on July 23rd.
The van that ran over an 18 month old toddler in Zuid-Beijerland Thursday afternoon, was driven by the boy's 41 year old mother, AD reports.