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Three arrested after man was found seriously injured on Street in Rotterdam

A man was found seriously injured on Friday evening in the Spangen district in Rotterdam. He was lying on the sidewalk in front of a house and had to be rushed to the hospital. Police say they have arrested three people in connection with the case. It is not known what their involvement is. The […]

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Police agent hit in the face trying to arrest motorist

A police officer was injured in an arrest on the A12 motorway near Zevenaar (Gelderland) on Saturday evening. A 49-year-old motorist who had been taken off the road tried to flee using the emergency lane, after which a skirmish ensued. According to a colleague, the officer was “seriously injured in the head and face”. Nevertheless, […]

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French in stolen vehicles caught by police after long car chase

Two French people driving in stolen cars were stopped by the police in Limburg after a chase of tens of kilometers. Vehicles from the National Police Unit, the Marechaussee, and a police helicopter had to be used to force the cars to stop. When the cars entered the Netherlands in Eijsden, the system that recognizes […]

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Kids terrorize Roermond shopping center

A large group of children terrorized two spots in Roermond on Sunday. According to the local police, they threatened to storm a shopping center and intimidated shoppers. The kids involved were between the ages of 10 and 14 years. The police took down the details of 20 of them and had an “admonishing conversation” with […]

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ABN Amro facing more money laundering suspicions

The Public Prosecution Service (OM) added another charge to its investigation into money laundering at ABN Amro. The Dutch bank is now also suspected of damaging money laundering, the OM confirmed to NU.nl after reports in De Telegraaf. Damaging money laundering means that the bank is suspected of not taking sufficient action against possible criminal […]

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Thousands wrongly on police’s facial recognition database

The police have photos of over 1.3 million people on its facial recognition systems, but many thousands of them should not be on there. The police have no idea which people are rightly on the database, and which should already have been removed, NU.nl reports based on its own research. The police’s facial recognition system […]

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Armie Hammer under investigation following accusation of rape in 2017

The actor Armie Hammer is under investigation for sexual assault, Los Angeles police said Thursday. Hammer is the main suspect in a sexual assault that was reported to police on 3 February, an LAPD spokesperson said. Police did not give further details. The accuser, known as Effie, was 20 at the time of the alleged […]