Thursday, March 29, 2018

France: Police arrest driver who tried to run down soldiers

(Varces-Allieres-et-Risset) Police in France have arrested a man who tried to ram his vehicle into soldiers jogging outside their base in the French Alps.

The man first threatened a group of soldiers with death threats in arabic as they were out jogging at about 8am in Varces-Allieres-et-Risset, and later tried to run down another group of soldiers returning from a jog, Police sealed off the area and started  a search for the driver, whilst the army stepped up security around the barracks. He was arrested not long after in the nearby city of Grenoble.