Purmerend – The police received a report of a robbery at the Koemarkt in Purmerend on Thursday, April 27 around 6 p.m. An as yet unknown man was robbed of his belongings. A bystander who stopped the suspect was assaulted. The police have launched an investigation, are looking for the victim of the robbery and are calling on witnesses to come forward.
A 54-year-old man from Purmerend saw a man being robbed of his belongings. He decided to run directly after the suspect and stopped him at a certain moment. The man was then punched by the suspect, who managed to escape. After a search, the suspect was not found. The man sustained injuries and was treated in hospital for his injuries. He has reported assault.
Police looking for victim of robbery
The victim of the robbery has not reported or filed a report and is unknown to the police to date. Police would like to get in touch with this man. He can report via 0900-8844 under case number 2023086142.
In addition, the police would like to get in touch with people who saw the robbery and/or assault. If you have seen something suspicious at the Koemarkt in Purmerend around 6 p.m., we would like to hear about it via 0900-8844. The police would also like to take note of any camera images, for example from dash cams, from that area at that time. Share your information using the tip form below.
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Information source: Politie.nl