News of: Monday, August 27 2007,

New Amsterdam public library and Artis Zoo raided

Sunday night the new public library in Amsterdam was raided, and at 9am the Zoo in Amsterdam was held up.

The public library near Central Station, the biggest library in the Netherlands and just opened to the public a number of weeks ago, was raided by an unknown number of men during Sunday night. The 3 guards were captured and locked up for several hours.
It is unknown what the raiders were looking for. They caused a lot of damage by switching on the sprinkler installation and destroying several security cameras.

At 9am Monday morning the Amsterdam Zoo (Artis) was raided. Two men threatened the staff, that had just opened the Zoo. They left with unknown loot.