Man with knife shot at Schiphol airport, taken into custody

In a tweet, the Marechaussee police said "the situation is safe" and the man has been detained and removed from the scene.

Police at Schiphol airport near Amsterdam shot and arrested a man who allegedly had a knife.

This is the dramatic moment police shot a man at an Dutch airport after he threatened people with a knife.

Dramatic video shows four armed officers with guns rushing towards a Starbucks in the airport terminal before shots are heard.

No other injuries were reported.

Although Tobias was not there at the shooting, he saw the suspect being taken away after.

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"The suspect in the incident is a 29-year-old man from The Hague", police said in a tweet.

"Man at Schiphol shot at by the military police, after he made threats with a knife". Authorities said it was not being treated at a terror incident.

The area immediately surrounding the incident was closed to the public, but the airport was functioning normally, Verberkt said.

One Twitter user said: "Just been evacuated from Schiphol Airport due to suspected shooting". "He was injured and has been taken into custody".

They added that 'air traffic is experiencing no further consequences'.

It was not clear what effect the security situation was having on flights but parts of the airport behind the check-in area were not evacuated.

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