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No injuries as man drives through police barrier in St. Peter's Square

September 19, 2016

An emotionally disturbed man crashed his car through barriers in St. Peter's Square on Friday evening, September 16, but was quickly apprehended by Vatican police.

The man, who was not identified, ran through a police checkpoint, then left his car and began shouting that he wanted to talk to Pope Francis. No one was injured in the incident. 

 
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