Police opened fire warning of the arrest of a 13-year-old boy at Hoogfleet in Rotterdam on Friday. The boy had a fake gun. Shortly thereafter, police arrested another 15-year-old boy with a toy gun. Police said both pistols were nearly indistinguishable from the real thing.
Witnesses called police after seeing a 13-year-old boy from Hoogfried with a gun in his waistband. The boy fled when police arrived. “They yelled at him to stop, but he didn’t. One of the officers then felt compelled to fire warning shots,” police said. was done.
A 15-year-old boy from Speikenisse was stopped along with another group, according to police. Police found fake weapons, so he was arrested and taken to the police station. Both boys’ parents were informed, after which the boys were evicted.
Police warned that it would be unwise to walk around with fake weapons. “For their safety and the safety of bystanders, the officers will not take any risks and will always act.” You can play with Toy guns are prohibited if they resemble real guns in shape or size.
https://nltimes.nl/2022/09/24/police-fire-warning-shot-arrest-2-boys-fake-guns Police fire warning shots during arrest of two boys with fake guns