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Rio 2016: Man arrested for trying to grab Olympic Torch

A man has attempted to grab the Olympic torch from a torch bearer as it passed though Guarulhos, Sao Paulo.

The unidentified individual tried to force his way through a line of police escorting the torch bearer, but was quickly brought to the ground and arrested.

The flame, which is nearing the end of its relay journey around Brazil, is due to arrive in Rio de Janeiro on 4 August for ahead of the games’ opening ceremony.

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