Driver arrested after crashing through police barrier in the Vatican

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Security forces in the Vatican were briefly put on high alert on Sunday, after a car drove through a police cordon near St Peter’s Square, according to media reports. The 39-year-old driver failed to stop at a checkpoint near St Peter’s Square early on Sunday, resulting in a brief police chase during which an officer fired a shot at the escaping vehicle’s wheels, Italian media reported. After the car stopped, police arrested the driver, using a taser in the process. The Corriere della Serra newspaper reported that the chase took place in an area busy with tourists, who had come to attend the p…

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