Toy store chain Intertoys was declared bankrupt by the court in Amsterdam on Thursday. The chain's stores will remain open for the time being at the request of the bankruptcy administrators, who are still focusing on a restart for the company, NU.nl reports.
A 14-year-old boy from Rosmalen tried to rob a toy store in his hometown on Thursday evening. He was later arrested after he called the police for an unrelated matter, the police said in a statement on Friday.
The boy, dressed in face covering clothing and carrying a knife, walked into the toy store on Weidestraat around 5:45 p.m. He demanded that the shop owner and assistant, both behind the counter at the time, give him money. The shop owner called the police instead, and the boy ran.
A 14-year-old boy from Rotterdam was arrested on Wednesday in connection with two robberies - one in a toy store in Vlaardingen and another at a gas station in Rozenburg. According to the police, he was arrested thanks to tips received after Opsopring Verzocht paid attention to the case in Tuesday's broadcast.