French police detain man suspected of trying to ram soldiers: security source

Author: AFPThu, 2018-03-29 14:07ID: 1522321840176622700PARIS: Police have detained a man suspected of trying to ram his car into soldiers jogging near their barracks in southeast France on Thursday, a security source told AFP.
The National Police said on Twitter that an individual had been taken into custody after an operation at a market square in Grenoble, near the town of Varces-Allieres-et-Risset where the attempted attack occurred.
Earlier, the man shouted death threats from his car window at several groups of French soldiers out for a Thursday morning jog in the French Alps, then tried to run two of them over, a military spokesman said.
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