Video: Purmerend eagle owl stars in horror film.

The eagle owl which has been attacking people in the Noord Holland town of Purmerend has not only made headlines round the world, but has now become a film star.

The province has now given permission for the owl to be caught but until that happens, locals are being advised to use umbrellas as a defence against its talons.

Meanwhile,  latest attack took place on Friday morning on a paper girl who was delivering the morning newspapers. She is said to have been covered with blood after the bird swooped on her.


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