Published On: Thu, Nov 1st, 2018

Incident with suspect after court case

Court hallWILLEMSTAD - Tuesday and Wednesday in the local and Dutch media and on some social media platforms messages appeared about an incident in the Court House in Curaçao.

According to reports, a suspect would have grabbed a gun from an LBD (court police).

Branch manager Clara van Zinnicq Bergmann has contacted the LBD to find out what actually happened.

It is indeed true that there was an incident with a suspect in the hallway at room 1 around noon. The suspect took the hand of his co-defendant (his girlfriend) and was approached by an LBD-er. Then the suspect tried to seize the firearm of that LBD officer. There was a scuffle and the suspect was overpowered and taken away.

The suspect did not have the firearm in his hands.


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