Weesperzijde

Crime scene
Aug 22 '18 12:30

A body was found in the waterway along Weesperzijde in Amsterdam Oost on Wednesday morning. The police cordoned off the area and are investigating.

The body was found in the water near Cafe de Omval, according to Amsterdam broadcaster AT5. Divers from the fire department area also at the scene. 

So far nothing is known about the identity of the victim or the circumstances under which the body was found. 

Some 30 failed asylum seekers under We Are Here occupy an empty office building on Reigersbos in Amsterdam Zuidoost, 27 Nov 2016
Jun 5 '18 09:24

We Are Here, a group of failed asylum seekers who have been squatting in buildings in Amsterdam for years, moved into a building on Groen van Prinstererlaan in Amstelveen. The group hopes to be able to stay in the vacant office building for a while, so that they have "the time to work on our asylum procedures", among other things, a spokesperson said to Het Parool.

Composite sketch of man who sexually assaulted a young woman on Weesperzijde in Amsterdam, 6 Nov 2016
Nov 30 '16 09:24

A man wanted for , may have tried to attack another woman earlier that evening, according to surveillance camera footage shown on Opsporing Verzocht on Tuesday.

Composite sketch of man who sexually assaulted a young woman on Weesperzijde in Amsterdam, 6 Nov 2016
Nov 24 '16 10:35

The police released a composite sketch of a man suspected of sexually assaulting a woman on Weesperzijde near the bridge over the S112 exit earlier this month. Detectives hope that information from the public will help lead to an arrest.

The attack happened on November 6th around 5:30 a.m. A young woman was cycling home from the city center when a man pushed her off her bicycle under the viaduct. She fell to the ground and the man dragged her to a nearby field of grass. 

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