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Aug 29 '18 07:48

Two boys, age 10 and 11 years, went missing in Oisterwijk on Tuesday evening. "These boys have still not been found and we are very concerned", the police said on Twitter.

The boys' descriptions were spread on citizen notification system Burgernet. They're both white with blond hair. One was wearing a t-shirt with shorts and slippers. The other wore a black track suit with black Nike shoes. 

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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. 

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Jul 10 '18 08:47

A woman was found dead in a villa in Hilversum on Monday. Police officers responded to the villa after a report of a suspicious situation. The police are investigating whether the woman was killed in a crime, NOS reports.

So far nothing is known about the victim's identity, age or how she died. Forensic investigators and officers with sniffer dogs were spotted in and around the home on Waldecklaan on Monday.

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May 25 '18 15:20

A 16-year-old girl was injured in a stabbing on school grounds on Terheijdenseweg in Breda on Friday morning. The victim was taken to hospital with injuries to her neck, NU.nl reports.

The girl is conscious and in a stable condition, the police said. She is believed to be a pupil of the school - Radius College, according to Omroep Brabant.

An 18-year-old man fled from the scene. He has pale skin and blue eyes, is about 1.7 meters tall and wore a black t-shirt, black trousers, and glasses, according to a description spread on citizens notification system Burgernet. 

Police officer looking for witnesses
May 14 '18 07:18

The police in Maastricht are looking for a missing 5-year-old girl. Deimante Zasytyte was picked up from her foster family by her biological mother on Saturday evening, and was never returned.

According to RTL Nieuws, the girl was picked up from the Malberg neighborhood of Maastricht around 6:30 p.m. She was taken away in a silver car by a fat woman with long blond hair and glasses, and a man dressed in black cloting, according to information spread through citizens' notification system Burgernet.

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May 7 '18 11:40

A woman was shot at on the street in the Noord-Brabant village of Best on Monday morning. She sustained minor injuries. The police are looking for a slim person wearing dark clothing and a black helmet. 

The shooting happened on Mr. C. Goselingstraat, the Oost-Brabant police said on Twitter around 9:00 a.m. The perpetrator's description was spread on citizens notification system Burgernet. The authorities call on people not to approach the suspect themselves, but to call the police if a person matching the description is spotted.

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Apr 20 '18 08:27

A man was found dead on Uliker in Opsel, Limburg on Friday morning. The police are looking for a person wearing one shoe, according to a description spread on Burgernet.

The man has not yet been identified, according to De Limburger. The cause of his death is also unclear.

A car was found further up the road. It had slipped into a ditch, the newspaper writes. The police closed the road and started an investigation.

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Mar 20 '18 11:50

Two robbers crashed their car into a supermarket in the Noord-Holland town of Wormerveer on Tuesday morning, the Zaanstad police said on Twitter.

The incident happened around 8:00 a.m., shortly before the supermarket on Krommenieerweg opened. Once inside, the robbers threatened the store employees. The fled on foot, with an unknown amount of stolen goods. No one was injured, the police said to NH Nieuws.

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Feb 26 '18 12:02

A baby was abducted outside a Lidl supermarket on Nieuwstraat in the Noord-Brabant town of Eersel on Monday morning. The child was forcibly taken, a police spokesperson confirmed to Omroep Brabant.

Bystanders told the broadcaster that a woman carrying a child in a Maxi Cosi walked out of the supermarket towards the parking lot when a man came up, grabbed the Maxi Cosi and child from her arms and left in a car.

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Nov 2 '17 07:21

The police are searching for 12-year-old Emily Meijer from the Groningen village of Grootegast, who went missing on Tuesday afternoon. The police believe she may be in the company of an "unidentified man" and are very concerned about her wellbeing, AD reports. The girl's father posted her photo on Facebook, calling for information about her whereabouts. The post was shared over 84 thousand times.

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Oct 11 '17 09:52

A critically injured man was found on Jacobijnerkerkhof in Leeuwarden on Tuesday night. Emergency workers tried to help him, but the 35-year-old man died on the street. The police believe he was murdered.

The police immediately launched an investigation, including calling forensic investigators in to examine the crime scene. "On the basis of the first findings, it became clear that the 35-year-old man was killed by a crime", the police said in a statement.

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Oct 9 '17 07:28

An 18-year-old woman went missing in the Gelderland town of Renkum on Sunday. She was last seen from the Ketsheuvel around 8:00 p.m. The police sent a notification of her disappearance through alert system Burgernet to 1,055 people, but by 10:30 p.m. the young woman was still missing, the Gelderlander reports.

According to the notification, the young woman has a half-Turkish appearance, a slender posture and is around 1.6 meters tall. She has brown, curly hair and was wearing dark clothing and sneakers when she was last seen.

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Jul 4 '17 12:05

One man was rushed to the hospital after being injured in a shooting on Geerdinkhof in Amsterdam on Tuesday. The police are looking for a heavy set white man wearing grey shorts and a blue shirt.

The man's description was spread through alert system Burgernet. He is wanted in connection with the shooting, according to the Burgernet message. 

The victim's condition is unknown. The police closed down the area for investigation. 

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Jun 6 '17 10:55

Two girls, age 16 and 17 years, have been missing in Tilburg since Sunday. Their names haven't been released, but their descriptions were spread over Burgernet.

The 17-year-old girl left from Ganzerikhof on a green bicycle. She has tanned skin, is about 1.6 meters tall with a solid posture and brown hair. She was last seen wearing blue jeans, a blue cap and a black jacket.

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May 3 '17 11:45

One person was seriously injured in a stabbing on Wijnesteinlaan in Hoograven, Utrecht on Wednesday morning. The victim was rushed to hospital by ambulance, according to AD.

The stabbing happened around 10:15 a.m. on the bicycle path between a school and the Marcuscentrum. An air ambulance and two regular ambulances responded to the scene. The victim was stabbed from behind, according to the newspaper. A bicycle believed to belong to the victim is still at the scene.

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Mar 22 '17 07:27

A 3-year-old girl was injured in a stabbing in a home on Admiraal de Ruyterlaan in Uithoorn on Tuesday evening. She was taken to hospital for treatment.

The incident occurred around 6:25 p.m. Exactly what happened is unclear. All the police said about the girl's injuries is that she is not in a life threatening condition.

On Burgernet the police called on local residents to look out for a woman with short, blonde hair. She was wearing a brown-green dress, a gray vest and was riding a yellow bike. A police spokesperson told Omroep Noord-Holland that she is a suspect.

11 year old Nikkie missing from Deventer since 27 Dec 2016
Dec 28 '16 09:34

An 11-year-old girl went missing in Deventer on Tuesday night. Nikkie was last seen around 8:00 p.m. A family member states on Facebook that she never returned home from playing outside.

According to a description spread on Burgernet, Nikkie is a Caucasian girl with blond hair. She is about 1.50 meters tall and was wearing gray jeans and a black jacket when she was last seen. 

Anyone with information about the 11-year-old's whereabouts should call the police on 112. 

Police
Dec 21 '16 12:35

An armored car was robbed on Koestraat in Purmerend on Wednesday. The perpetrators fled on a scooter and are still at large, RTV Noord-Holland reports.

The armored car was parked at an ING branch in Koestraat when the perpetrators hit. It is unclear whether they managed to steal anything. 

The police are looking for two men, whose descriptions were spread on Burgernet. The robbers are a white man and a dark skinned man. One wore a white jersey with a gray good, a vest, a backpack and dark sneakers. The second man was wearing a blue flight jacket and dark jeans. 

Oct 25 '16 08:39

Five cars went up in flames in a series of arsons committed within minutes in Amsterdam over night, RTL Nieuws reports.

The cars were set alight on Keizersgracht, Prinsengracht and Boomstraat. 

A Burgernet report was issued calling on Amsterdam residents to keep an eye out for "persons behaving suspiciously". 

The police are still looking for the perpetrator. 

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Jun 30 '16 12:20

A man was killed in his home during a robbery in the Drenthe village of Gees early on Thursday morning. He was attacked and seriously injured and later died of his injuries

Jun 21 '16 15:50

The police are looking for three suspects in a home invasion in Amsterdam-Noord on Tuesday afternoon. Their descriptions were spread on Burgernet

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Apr 8 '16 12:10

A young man with Down's Syndrome that went missing from Alkmaar on Thursday, was found safe and sound in Maastricht a few hours later. It turns out that he was not so much missing, as on an adventure.

Feb 25 '16 15:30

The police are hunting a suspect that stabbed a wheelchair-bound man in the shoulder on Verdiplein in Tilburg on Wednesday.

Feb 16 '16 09:14

Several shots were fired at Amsterdam coffeeshop The Power on Sarphatistraat on Tuesday morning. As far as is known, no one was injured

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