The police arrested a person on Friday afternoon at Amsterdam Sloterdijk station who had threatened with an explosive.

No explosive has been found. The situation is safe, the police report. The station has been evacuated due to the threat.

"Due to the deployment of emergency services, it is currently not possible to enter the station", the NS said. According to a spokesperson, the suspicious situation took place in a train.

Due to the evacuation, fewer trains are currently running between Amsterdam Sloterdijk and Haarlem. This is expected to last until 1.30 p.m.

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