Velp

Dutch police crime scene tape
Dec 31 '19 08:12

A robbery caused massive damage at jeweler Paul van Zeeland in Velp on Monday morning. The three perpetrators used an explosive to blow open the roller shutter and then ransacked the store, manager Gerrit-Jan Grandia said to Omroep Gelderland.

The robbery happened at around 3:15 a.m. on Monday. The perpetrators smashed eight showcases and took "an incredible amount of jewelry" with them, Grandia said. All in all, the robbers were in the store for around two minutes.

Dutch police crime scene tape
Mar 29 '19 14:20

A woman was injured in a stabbing incident at the gas station on the Velperbroekcircuit in Velp on Friday morning. The police arrested a man a short time after the stabbing.

The incident happened at around 9:45 a.m., according to De Gelderlander. Emergency services responded to the scene en masse. The victim was treated by paramedics at the scene and then went to hospital on her own. The victim is said to be a middle-aged woman, the newspaper writes.

Railway crossing
Feb 19 '19 08:18

Someone left gypsum blocks on a railway crossing in Velp on Monday night. A train crashed into it. No one was hurt, but things could have been so much worse, a ProRail incident officer said on Twitter.

The railway accident resulted in multiple railway crossings suffering breakdowns.

On Twitter ProRail said that the perpetrators were arrested based on witness statements and surveillance camera footage. ProRail is pressing charges of vandalism against them. 

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Feb 19 '18 12:30

Power outages in Amsterdam and Arnhem left thousands of people in the dark on Monday. Power is already restored to Amsterdam, and Arnhem residents should have electricity again by 1:30 p.m., grid manager Liander said on Twitter.

The Amsterdam outage affected some 26,700 residents of West and Nieuw-West, according to Het Parool. The Slotervaart hospital had to switch to backup power, but the OLVG hospital and Antoni van Leeuwenhoek hospital were unaffected. The outage also caused some disruptions to tram lines 1, 2 and 17. 

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Nov 21 '14 13:23

A bystander helped a 73 year old woman out of her car just before a train crashed into it.

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Oct 15 '14 11:32

On Tuesday, October 14th, the police raided 20 addresses in Gelderland. This was done in connection with an investigation into money laundering. 275 police officers took part in the raids. Thus far four people have been arrested.

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Sep 4 '14 10:13

In Velp, Gelderland, two people have become seriously injured after a fire broke out in a home on Wednesday night. Firemen evacuated 30 people from the housing complex, and the injured were transfered to hospital.

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