Tag Archives: Italian police

Ponte Vecchio in Florence

American tourist writes on Ponte Vecchio

An American tourist wrote a message in English with marker pen on Ponte Vecchio bridge. She risks a one-year suspended jail term and a 3,000-euro fine.

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Italian police

Man shot in central Florence dies

A 70-year-old black man was shot multiple times in central Florence Monday and died of his wounds.

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Italian police

33 arrested in operation targeting Chinese mafia

Italian police conducted a huge operation targeting the Chinese mafia.

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Florence's piazza Duomo

Nigerian sprayed with pepper-spray in Florence

A Nigerian man complained of being attacked during a fight with pepper spray near Florence’s Duomo.

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Two of Florence jail-break trio caught

Two of Florence jail-break trio caught

Two of three Romanians who escaped from Florence’s Sollicciano prison on February 20 was caught in Switzerland and Turin on Wednesday April 5, 2017.

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Sollicciano Prison in Florence, Italy

Manhunt for three after Sollicciano jailbreak

Police across Italy on Tuesday February 21, 2017 were looking for three Romanian inmates who escaped from Florence’s Sollicciano prison the previous night.

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False bomb threat at Pitti Uomo 91 in Florence

False bomb threat at Pitti Uomo fashion fair

The bomb alarm sparked by an abandoned suitcase near the ticket office for the Pitti Uomo men’s fashion fair at Florence’s Fortezza da Basso is over.

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Firefighters revive cat after rescue in Florence, Italy

Firefighters saved a cat by giving it oxygen

FLORENCE, ITALY – The Florence Firefighters (Vigili del Fuoco) saved a cat from death by giving it oxygen on Monday May 9, 2016.

The cat was rescued from a burning apartment in via Mezzetta (in the center of the city), where two Carabinieri police also saved a 41-year-old woman.

Firefighters found the cat unconscious on the landing outside the front door and revived it by applying an oxygen mask and then giving the cat water.

The police and the woman all suffered smoke inhalation due to the burns.

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Reporter of fake foiled attack in Florence identified

Police have identified and cited an alleged member of the hacktivist group Anonymous known as X who claimed the organisation had prevented an ISIS terrorist attack in Florence.

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Ashley Olsen, via her Instagram profile

Man arrested in relation with Ashley Olsen murder

Italian Police arrested a Senegalese drug dealer, 25, in connection with death of American artist Ashley Olsen, murdered in Florence.

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