14-year-old cyclist collides with a car

Today, Sunday, around 18:30 p.m., the Bocholt fire brigade supported the rescue service in securing an accident site on Büngener Straße. A 14 year old boy was out on his bicycle and crashed into an approaching car. Because of the injuries, the emergency doctor called for a rescue helicopter. The fire brigade provided support in illuminating the emergency site [...]

Scooter driver drives towards police officers

Bocholt (ots) - On Sunday night, police officers on Dortmunder Strasse became aware of a two-person scooter at around 02.30 a.m. and wanted to check it. The driver ignored the stop signs and fled. Shortly afterwards, the officers discovered the scooter on Münsterstrasse - but without a pillion passenger. The driver continued to disregard the [...]

Several cellar rooms broken up

Bocholt (ots) - Between Thursday, 22.00 p.m. and Friday, 11.00 a.m., an intruder gained access to the communal basement of an apartment building on Karolingerstraße and tampered with six basement doors - successfully in three cases. But nothing was stolen. The police are looking for witnesses. Please send information to the Kripo in Bocholt (02871) [...]

COMMENT: Bocholt's city partnerships - not much besides expenses!

A comment by BERTHOLD BLESENKEMPER Bocholt's city partnerships are suffering from "declining encounters on the civil society level" quoted the BBV as quoting the partnership commissioner Petra Taubach at the weekend. Conversely, and normal German, this means: Aurillac (France), Rossendale (England), Bocholt (Belgium) and Akmene (Lithuania) almost only visit official delegations. Contacts with friends in [...]

Burglary in elementary school

Bocholt (ots) - On Saturday night there was a break-in at the elementary school on Breslauer Straße. The perpetrator or perpetrators had pried open a door and searched the staff room. At the time the crime scene was recorded, it was not yet clear whether something had been stolen. A connection with the break-in into the daycare center on Heutingsweg is [...]

Burglary in daycare

Bocholt (ots) - The day care center on Heutingsweg was the target of burglars on Saturday night. The perpetrator or perpetrators had pried open a window and searched several rooms. Information about the possible stolen goods was not yet available at the time the complaint was filed. That such an act can also trigger fears in the children of the KiTa [...]