“Shooter holds at least one person hostage” at an Apple Store in Amsterdam, police at the scene.
A gunman is reportedly holding at least one person hostage at an Apple store in Amsterdam, with police at the scene.
The footage shows the man being held up with what appeared to be a gun pointed at his head in a shop on the Leidseplein.
Amsterdam Police said: “Due to a message at the Leidseplein store, the police are now deployed there. More information will be posted on this Twitter channel.”
In an update around 5:55 p.m., police wrote: “Someone with a firearm is in or near the store, police are on site with many (special) units to bring the situation under control.”
Dutch journalist Wouter Laumans also tweeted: “The hostage situation at the Apple store on Leidseplein is still going on.
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More to follow.