Saturday 17 April 2021

Amsterdam police break open door to rescue a blow-up doll

Photo: Police Amsterdam Oost via Facebook

Photo: Police Amsterdam Oost via Facebook

Amsterdam police on Tuesday admitted they had smashed down a door of a flat in the east of the city to rescue a blow-up sex doll.

The police were alerted by neighbours who said they were concerned about the motionless woman at the window.

After observing the woman standing still in her underwear, police tried to get her attention. When she failed to respond to knocks and the doorbell, they broke open the door, taking with them a defibrillator in case she needed reviving.

Once inside, they realized their error. ‘It was a lifeless woman – made of plastic and filled with air,’ the police said on Facebook.

According to the Telegraaf, the police moved the doll away from the window to prevent more worried neighbours making reports. It is not clear where the owner of the doll was at the time, the paper said.

Thank you for donating to DutchNews.nl

The DutchNews.nl team would like to thank all the generous readers who have made a donation in recent weeks. Your financial support has helped us to expand our coverage of the coronavirus crisis into the evenings and weekends and make sure you are kept up to date with the latest developments.

DutchNews.nl has been free for 14 years, but without the financial backing of our readers, we would not be able to provide you with fair and accurate news and features about all things Dutch. Your contributions make this possible.

If you have not yet made a donation, but would like to, you can do so via Ideal, credit card or Paypal.