An armed robbery targeted at the Apple Store on Amsterdam’s Leidseplein has escalated into the taking of hostages.
The situation is highly dangerous with at least one gunned man inside the building, reports the NOS. The square has been cleared of people and special police forces have been called on-site.
Reports of shots have been made shortly before 6 PM tonight. Thirty minutes later, the police have cleared most of the area.
It is still open how many people have been taken hostage or are still in the store.
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