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Man tries to attack police guard outside Austrian parliament

AP  |  Vienna 

say a man tried to drag a guard out of his car outside the building and was arrested.

said the incident took place shortly after 8 a.m. today. The 26-year-old suspect, who wasn't identified, spoke to the in his then grabbed his clothes and tried to drag him out of the vehicle.

The used pepper spray to deter the assailant, injuring him slightly. Police say the was unhurt.

The incident comes after an attack Sunday night on an Austrian soldier who was guarding the Iranian ambassador's residence in the Austrian capital. The attacker in that case, an Austrian national, was fatally shot.

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First Published: Tue, March 13 2018. 15:30 IST