The Netherlands: Man in camouflage arrested with grenade in his car in Zoetermeer


Residents of Schiebroekstraat in Zoetermeer were startled Saturday morning by a man in camouflage clothing banging on windows and doors and shouting. Police arrested him and subsequently found a rifle grenade in his car, Omroep West reports.

Police urged residents to keep their doors and windows closed and to stay inside. The street was cordoned off for over an hour due to the suspected explosive device.

Residents of the building the man was knocking on believe that he was trying to communicate with people who no longer live there. The multicultural street mainly comprises rental houses, hairdressers and a healthcare facility.

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Source: NL Times