Almere arrested for theft of Pokémon cards

The police have arrested a 29-year-old man from Almere for the theft of valuable Pokémon cards last year. He is the third person to be arrested for the robbery, a fourth person is still being sought.

Two men came to the door of the seller in Kampen in December 2020. After showing the cards, he was pushed into a closet and locked up. The police had to free him.

According to the police, the value of the cards was almost 50,000 euros. These included rare cards from the 1990s, the first generation of the card game.


After attention in Investigation Requested The police received several tips, including names of possible persons involved. As a result, a 30-year-old man from Lelystad was arrested on May 17, and a 30-year-old woman from Hillegom was arrested on June 25.

According to the police, these two arrested persons were not the perpetrators who had visited the house in Kampen. Therefore, two other accomplices were still being sought. The previously arrested man is still in custody, the woman has been released but remains a suspect.

Police have not yet released any information about what happened to the cards. They may have already been sold.

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