Seized hostage on Dutch radio man arrested

Seized hostage on Dutch radio man arrested

The man who took hostage in the building of the Dutch radio in Hilversum, was detained. On Thursday, August 17, Reuters reported, citing the ANP.

The woman held the assailant released.

Earlier in the same day it became known that armed with a knife, the unknown took hostage the employee of radio station 3FM. However, broadcasting continued uninterrupted.

#BREAKING: possible hostage situation Dutch Mediapark in Hilversum, Netherland – @NOS

— Amichai Stein (@AmichaiStein1) 17 Aug 2017
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According to Reuters, the incident may be related to the fact that on the eve of 3FM left DJ, who has worked there for 19 years. Presumably, he accepted a job offer at another radio station.