This afternoon around half past four an emergency took place in a house on the Schoffelstraat in Purmerend. The police and ambulance were at the house for hours.

    An investigation is currently underway at the home, according to a police spokesperson. A man was taken from the home by specialists from the Noord-Holland police and arrested. “This is a specially trained team to get someone out of a home as quickly and safely as possible,” says our media partner Regio Purmerend.

    It is not yet clear exactly what is going on. A specialist ambulance team for violent incidents is also in the street. It is not yet clear what exactly is going on.

    The man was arrested under the Weapons and Ammunition Act.