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Man wields gun against police in metro station

One of two men who had been resisting a police search on Thursday pulled out a gun in the busy metro station of Sepolia, but was disarmed before he could fire it, according to reports.

Officers had been following the pair, both Albanian nationals in their early 20s, during an ongoing operation to crack down on pickpocketing on public transportation after seeing them acting ?suspiciously.?

When the policemen stopped them and began to search their persons, both suspects responded with physical violence, with one wielding a gun. The officers overpowered the suspect before anyone was seriously injured.