Monday 16 September 2019

Amsterdam police find burnt-out Telegraaf attack getaway car


Amsterdam police say they have found what they think to be the Audi used as a getaway vehicle after the attack on the Telegraaf newspaper offices in the early hours of Tuesday morning.

The black car was found on a slip road leading to the A10 motorway at around 4am. It had been set on fire. The car’s registration plate appears to be false and the number actually belongs to a Toyota, police said.

The Telegraaf newspaper on Tuesday released security camera footage of  the morning’s attack on the company’s editorial offices near Sloterdijk station in Amsterdam.

The footage shows the white van making two attempts to plough into the building before the driver gets out and sets the van on fire. He then runs off into a waiting car.

Dutch prime minister Mark Rutte has described the attack on the Netherlands’ biggest paper as a ‘slap in the face for the free press’. has been free for 12 years, but now we are asking our readers to help. Your donation will enable us to keep providing you with fair and accurate news and features about all things Dutch.
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