MAN TRIES TO STEAL OLYMPIC TORCH, GETS POUNDED BY POLICE (video)

A man viciously tried to steal the Olympic torch from a torch bearer as she ran though Guarulhos, Sao Paulo. The unidentified individual tried to force his way through a line of police, but was quickly tackled 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 ahead of the games’ opening ceremony.

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