Suspicious Man and Item Found In Arlington Cemetery Near Pentagon
This morning in Washington, DC there are roads closed around the Pentagon after a man was found with suspicious items in Arlington National Cemetery.
The man is a US Citizen of Ethiopian origins. Authorities found him wandering around Arlington Cemetery during the overnight with a backpack containing Ammonium Nitrate and spent 9mm handgun shells. He was also in posession of materials that were related to Al Queda in nature. Authorities asked the man where his vehicle was and they located his van near the Pentagon. According to the early story from CBS and AP an item was found in the van.
A suspicious item found inside a vehicle near the Pentagon has been “disrupted” and “rendered safe,” a law enforcement official has told CBS News.
The authorities and the Department of Homeland Security continue their search of the Pentagon area, and Arlington Cemetery as we post this. If any details break we will have them for you on WGNA.com