According to Dutch news outlets, a hostage situation took place at the offices of a local radio station. Shortly after, the man was arrested and the woman was released.







At the scene

At the scene Photo credit: Channel 2 News

Yesterday (Thursday), Dutch news outlets reported a hostage situation in the city of Hilversum, about 15 minutes away from Amsterdam. According to reports, a man armed with a knife held a woman hostage at the offices of a public broadcaster.

Shortly after, he was arrested and the woman was released. Today, reports claim the man has psychiatric problems and wanted airtime. According to Reuters news agency, the incident occurred a day after one of the most popular broadcasters left the station.









Photo credit: Channel 2 News