Man arrested with two handguns at hotel in Disneyland Paris

Man arrested with two handguns at hotel in Disneyland Paris
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Security staff stopped the man and a female companion at the entrance

  • Man with two handguns arrested
  • AFP says he had a copy of the Koran
  • France still under state of emergency

BREAKING: Man arrested at Disneyland Paris carrying two guns, ammo and THIS…
https://t.co/17Hs0Yt89Npic.twitter.com/DiSG8nPmiw

— Allen West (@AllenWest) January 28, 2016

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A 28-year-old man has been arrested with two handguns at a hotel in Disneyland Paris.

Media reports say he was carrying two guns concealed in a bag or suitcase.

Man arrested with guns at Disneyland Paris hotel 'had copy of Koran' https://t.co/r6FCjbydVQpic.twitter.com/GLG4S3hKz5

— ITV News (@itvnews) January 28, 2016

Security teams stopped the man at an X-ray machine at the hotel entrance.

He was then arrested.

A woman was also arrested at the scene.

It is now known she was not with the man. She has been released.

La compagne de l'homme arrêté dans un hôtel de #Disneyland a également été interpellée https://t.co/f5ofpeRg27pic.twitter.com/VFLbMGaF9N

— France Info (@franceinfo) January 28, 2016

Man stopped with handguns in bag near #Disneyland Paris – Local police handling it so far, not anti-terrorism squad https://t.co/25upporZYV

— Angelique Chrisafis (@achrisafis) January 28, 2016

AFP are reporting the man was also carrying a copy of the Koran.

There are no reports of anyone being injured.

France remains under a state of emergency since militants killed 130 people in a series of bombings and shootings in Paris in November.

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