mugging

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Aug 31 '18 08:56

A 25-year-old woman was stabbed multiple times in a mugging in Amsterdam during the early hours of Friday morning. She was rushed to hospital in critical condition, AT5 reports.

The victim was walking on the grass on Tongerenstraat when an unknown man tried to grab her bag. When this did not succeed right away, he stabbed her several times. The mugger fled with her bag.

The police are investigating. 

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May 28 '18 08:19

Amsterdam is again the most unsafe municipality in the Netherlands, according to newspaper AD's crime meter for 2017. Common crime decreased across the Netherlands last year. The number of reported burglaries, theft, robberies and assaults fell by a total of 13 percent.

Mar 1 '18 09:11

Crime in Amsterdam fell by 5 percent in 2017 compared to the year before. There were fewer cases of pickpockets, muggings, and violent threats, but the number of home burglaries and robberies increased. Nationwide crime is steadily declining,  according to figures the National Police will publish on Thursday, the Volkskrant reports. 

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Feb 12 '18 15:10

The Amsterdam mayor, police and Public Prosecutor are concerned about a seeming shift towards more invisible forms of crime in the Dutch the capital, they said in a report on Monday. With "invisible" crimes they refer to actions that are criminal in nature, but are socially embedded in neighborhoods and often out of the control and sight of the government, ANP reports.

A large proportion of this invisible crime has to do with conflicts in the drug world, according to the Amsterdam triangle. These crimes lead to arms trade, money laundering and assassinations.

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Dec 20 '17 07:31

Rotterdam police chief Frank Paauw is very concerned about the increasing number of incidents involving mentally disturbed people. This year the Rotterdam police dealt with 8,200 such incidents, compared to 7 thousand in 2016. "Disturbed people kill more people than terrorism", Paauw said during a press conference about the Rotterdam Police's year, NU.nl reports.

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Nov 20 '17 15:10

The police arrested a total of 148 suspects in a so-called 'civilian action' in Amsterdam's Red Light District over the weekend. Arrests were made for public drug use, possession of hard drugs, drug dealing, mugging and pickpocketing, AT5 reports.

A massive 72 of the arrests were drug related. 15 people were arrested for begging, and 18 for disrupting public order. Two muggers and two pickpockets were arrested. And another man was taken to the police station for carrying pepper spray.

Rabobank
Aug 9 '17 10:10

A Rabobank employee suspected of working with robbers, tipped the robbers about a customer who withdrew 100 thousand euros from a branch in Venlo. The man from Mulheim in Germany was robbed on the street a short time later, the Limburger reports.

The suspected bank employee worked at Rabobank's customer service department three days a week. He told the police that the robbers were blackmailing him with incriminating information. He cooperated with them because he feared for his job. 

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Jul 12 '17 12:00

Over the past two months the Rotterdam police arrested 16 teenagers between the ages of 14- and 19-years-old for involvement in a series of crime in the city, the police said in a statement.

The gang of teenagers are suspected of at least 14 burglaries in Tarwewijk and Charlois. They are also believed to be involved in at least one mugging and scooter theft. All of the suspects come from Rotterdam.

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May 19 '17 08:23

Last year the number of reported crimes in the Netherlands dropped by 8 percent, continuing its d years, according to newspaper AD's annual Crime Meter. Amsterdam also saw a decrease in crime, but the Dutch capital is still the most dangerous city to live in crime-wise.

Jan Majdanski, stabbed to death in Amsterdam's Oosterpark 3 March 2017
Mar 8 '17 12:20

The man who was in Amsterdam's Oosterpark on Friday was 33-year-old Jan Majdanski from Poland, the police announced on Opsporing Verzocht on Tuesday. Majdanski was openly gay and lived in Rotterdam.

Ambulance
Mar 6 '17 08:30

An East European man was robbed and stabbed in Amsterdam's Oosterpark on Friday night. He died of his injuries in hospital later that night. The police are looking for four suspects seen near the Tropenmuseum that night and are calling on witnesses to come forward, the Volkskrant reports. 

Nov 3 '16 08:04

One person sustained minor injuries when a suspected mugger stabbed hi in the arm on the Westland Canal in Amsterdam-Zuid on Wednesday. According to the police, the victim was not seriously injured, AD reports.

It looks like the perpetrator used a screwdriver to stab his victim. He was arrested immediately after the incident.

The police believe this was a mugging that went to far. The perpetrator tried to grab the victim's phone. 

Jun 16 '16 08:25

An Irish tourist was injured in a stabbing incident near Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal in Amsterdam during the early hours of Thursday morning.

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May 2 '16 15:56

Three family members and a close friend were arrested in Rotterdam Zuid on suspicion of at least 12 different street robberies and fencing of stolen property, police said on Monday. The robberies linked to the investigation took place from last October through February, often involving purse snatching where the offenders fled by scooter.

Missing Cole tourist
Feb 25 '16 13:50

The 23-year-old man arrested in Amsterdam on suspicion that he mugged British tourist Richard Cole shortly before he drowned, was released on his own recognizance on Wednesday, the Public Prosecutor announced. He is still a suspect.

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Dec 16 '15 11:13

The police arrested two young boys in Amsterdam on Tuesday on suspicion of trying to mug a 91-year-old woman. The boys are 10 and 12 years old.

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Oct 22 '15 08:38

A group of Dutch municipal officials from Amsterdam, Rotterdam and Arnhem were attacked in Paris on Wednesday night. The officials are in Paris on a three-day trip to look at how the French counter radicalization in young people.

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Aug 17 '15 15:49

Two Dutch tourists were beaten in Berlin by a group of fifteen people in a mugging that got completely out of hand during the early hours of Sunday morning.

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Jun 25 '15 16:30

Two Dutch students had quite an anxious experience in the African country of Tanzania this weekend. They were mugged by five African men. "It was really a shock", according to Sheridan Flipse, but the muggers were "actually pretty sweet".

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Jun 15 '15 15:05

The police have arrested two suspects in connection with a brutal mugging in December last year, in which an elderly couple was robbed of tens of thousands of euros.

dna match
Jun 5 '15 10:04

The police arrested a 29 year old man on Thursday morning for a mugging committed in 2010. The suspect was found on a DNA match.

May 26 '15 12:44

A cyclist was beaten to the ground and robbed of his belongings by two men on Guido Gezellestraat in Terneuzen on Sunday around 5:00 a.m.

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Mar 26 '15 11:55

In September last year a man was mugged after answering a personal add on the site kinky.nl. The police investigation into this crime revealed that this man was most likely not the only victim.

Feb 16 '15 18:31

Amsterdam in 2014 saw a significant drop in muggings, pickpocketing and robberies but an increase in underworld-related assassinations and violent deaths, reveal figures released on Monday by the municipality.

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