Security Alert: Centraal Station, Amsterdam

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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.
  • Review your personal security plans.
  • Monitor local media for updates.