Crime hotline leads to arrests

One-in-10 tip-offs to the anonymous crime hotline Meld Misdaad Anoniem results in an arrest, the foundation running the service says.

Last year some 13,500 reports were made, and 1,450 arrests were made as a result. In addition, 1,050 crimes were solved, 75 crimes were prevented and police seized cash, weapons and drugs with a total value of €500,000.

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