Dutch police registered 250 cases of vigilantism between July and September 2020. Photo: dpa Dutch police registered 250 cases of vigilantism between July and September 2020. Photo: dpa
Dutch police registered 250 cases of vigilantism between July and September 2020. Photo: dpa
The Netherlands

‘Bored’ Dutch youths hunt down paedophile suspects amid rise in vigilantism

  • Vigilantes are increasingly setting traps for suspects in a crime wave police say has got ‘out of control’
  • Authorities blame the escalating number of attacks on ‘boredom’ and conspiracy theories of elites preying on children for satanic rituals

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Dutch police registered 250 cases of vigilantism between July and September 2020. Photo: dpa Dutch police registered 250 cases of vigilantism between July and September 2020. Photo: dpa
Dutch police registered 250 cases of vigilantism between July and September 2020. Photo: dpa
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