Two weeks in jail for ambulance threat

A 20-year-old man from Amsterdam has been sentenced to 16 days in jail and 30 hours community service for threatening an ambulance worker after his brother was stabbed in the west of the city last September.

The man will not be sent to jail because he had been held in jail for 16 days before his case came to trial, news agency ANP reports.
‘If he dies, you will die too,’ the man had told emergency service workers as they tried to help his brother.
The man was one of 17 people to appear in court at the end of May charged with offences against emergency service workers and the police.
The public prosecution department had asked the court to double the length of sentences handed down to people convicted of aggression against officials.

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