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Park Police arrest man carrying rifle, ammunition at WWII Memorial

Sunday - 10/13/2013, 8:30pm  ET

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U.S. Park Police arrest a man found carrying an unloaded rifle and ammunition at the World War II Memorial Sunday. (Photo Courtesy of Matthew Holland)
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WASHINGTON - U.S. Park Police arrested a man at the World War II Memorial Sunday morning, Park Police Lieutenant Pam Smith told WTOP.

The man came to the memorial carrying a black rifle bag and backpack.

Inside the case, police found an unloaded 22-caliber rifle and ammunition in a separate part of the bag.

Police have not released the man's name or any other identifying information.

View a gallery of photos from the scene taken by a WTOP listener.

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