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When he continued to refuse to stand down, state police fired several sock rounds, subduing him.
Summary: Heineken Cup kings Toulouse landed their fourth European title after subduing Biarritz's late revival in a tense final at Stade de France.
After subduing the first role-player, officers can move to the second one and continue with the arrest.
But it ended like many episodes of the 1970s police drama, with the councilmen-cops subduing a violent suspect.
Subduing sentiment was concern about the political climate after the weekend bomb attacks in Bali, as well as light volumes.