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A man was arrested in California with assault weapons and possible explosives on Sunday and told authorities he was in theLosAngelesarea for the gay pride festival, theLos AngelesTimes reported.


Police received a call about man lurking in Santa Monica and when they searched his car found the firearms and an ingredient that could be used to make pipe bombs.


Police did not release his name. The car he was driving had Indiana license plates.