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Armed man demands airtime on Dutch TV before being overpowered

The man claimed to be from a “hackers collective”.
Jan 29th 2015, 9:01 PM 19,711 43

AN ARMED MAN appeared live on Dutch television this evening before being overpowered by police, images showed.

The man, speaking fluent Dutch and carrying what appeared to be a pistol, interrupted the NOS national broadcaster’s 8pm broadcast before being restrained.

Source: NOS

Wearing a dark suit, white shirt and dark tie, he stood before the cameras speaking calmly as he claimed to represent a “hackers collective,” according to the NOS broadcaster and images.

- © AFP 2015.

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