Suspects flee after armed robbery in Beverwijk, police fire warning shots

The police have started a search operation, including the use of police dogs and a helicopter. The suspects’ scooter has now been found, the police reported on X. It was in the water along the Hoflanderweg.

The helicopter circles above the area around Kuenenplein and Wijkerbaan, among others. A police spokesperson tells NH that the suspect has ‘moved towards Heemskerk’.

Smashed display cases

Photos show that the duo has done a lot of damage in the store. The floor is littered with glass from smashed display cases. The street is partly closed off.

The armed robbery and the commotion that followed did not go unnoticed on social media. There, Beverwijk residents wonder why the police helicopter is circling above the area.

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