Police end hostage Arnhem

Police have ended a hostage Wednesday in Arnhem.

A bald man who wore only a underpants was handcuffed and blindfolded drained by members of a special unit. Soon after, let the police know that the "hostage situation is under control". Explosives experts still do research on site.

The bomb squad Defense has let a robot (EOD) come to the Community Center where the hostage-taking took place. How many people there are or were is unknown.

The police sent a lot of people and equipment to the district Klarendal, after a message had entered about an armed man in the area Center. The area was cordoned off, a number of people were evacuated and residents were told that they had to stay inside.

What inspired the man is still not at all clear. On the images of his arrest was, moreover, no weapon.

By order of the police is partially shut down train traffic around the city. Both direction Zevenaar as direction Animals drive no trains. Travelers can still take trains in the direction of Nijmegen and Utrecht.

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