Two tourists nabbed joyriding gondola

German, Pole, 'wanted to go for a spin' in Grand Canal

(ANSA) - Venice, September 28 - Two foreign tourists, a German and a Pole, were nabbed by Carabinieri paramilitary police after allegedly commandeering and making off with a gondola they were rowing down the Grand Canal, police said Monday.
    Asked by police what they were doing, the two said "we wanted to go for a spin".
    The two were charged with theft and endangering other vessels.
   

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