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Jul 19 '18 12:20

The police are looking for a man who tried to crash his car into several police officers in Wijk bij Duurstede on Thursday morning. The police fired a shot at the fleeing motorist, the Utrecht police said on Twitter.

The incident happened near Zandweg. The officers were not injured, but a police car sustained some damage.

The police are looking for a black Mercedes AMG with a license plate number starting with RS-206. Witnesses who see this car are warned not to approach the car or its occupants themselves, but call the police. 

Lighting strikes in Rotterdam, 6 Jul 2017
Jul 7 '17 08:01

Thunderstorms that pulled across the Netherlands on Thursday night caused a number of problems. Lighting strikes resulted in fires in several places, as well as some disruptions to train traffic. Rock band Bløf's concert had to be paused for around 20 minutes due to the weather, NOS reports.

Fires in Tilburg, Zwijndrecht, Weesp, Wijk bij Duurstede and Naarden are all believed to be caused by lightning strikes. Lightning is also believed to be behind a big fire in a pig company in Heeswijk-Dinther, according to Omroep Brabant. Two barns burnt down, killing around 4 thousand sows.

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Jun 2 '16 14:20

The Dutch tax investigation service FIOD raided ten locations in an international fraud investigation involving six Dutch companies on Wednesday, the Public Prosecutor announced.

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Jan 21 '14 11:02

The VVD City Alderman of Wijk bij Duurstede in Utrecht who was incriminated in a weed plantation case, has resigned.

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Jan 9 '14 15:13

A VVD City Council Member of Wijk bij Duurstede in Utrecht may end up in discredit over his alleged role in a weed plantation in the city

Nov 4 '13 00:01

The police closed access roads to Wijk bij Duurstede Sunday afternoon after a whirlwind passed over the village. Non locals are turned away. Residents are advised to stay in and not to start damage repairs on roofs yet.

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