U.S. Consulate General Amsterdam, Netherlands (August 31, 2018)
Location: Centraal Station, Amsterdam
Event: Amsterdam Police reported a security incident at Centraal Station in Amsterdam. The incident is over, a suspect has been taken into custody, and the station has reopened.
Actions to Take:
- Avoid active investigation sites in the area of Centraal Station.
- Notify friends and family of your safety as appropriate.
- Follow instructions and view updates from Dutch police and government authorities. https://www.politie.nl/
- Review your personal security plans.
- Monitor local media for updates.
- U.S. Consulate General Amsterdam
+(31) (0) 70 310 2209
- State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
Netherlands Country Information.
- Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security updates.
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