Lauded street sweeper turns thief

In Rome

(ANSA) - Rome, October 9 - A man honoured by former Rome mayor Gianni Alemanno for sweeping the streets of the Italian capital free of charge on Monday pursued and robbed an elderly woman, police said.
    Paolo Di Maio, 41, originally from the high-crime Naples area of Scampia, was arrested on charges of aggravated robbery in the same upscale Prati district whose streets he has been keeping clean for years.
   

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