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Man Carrying Weapons and Bulletproof Vest Arrested at LAX

Was booked on a flight to Boston

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A man has been arrested at Los Angeles International Airport who, officials say, was carrying weapons in his luggage and wearing a bulletproof vest.

Yongda Huang Harris, a US citizen, had arrived from Japan and was due to board a flight to Boston when he was stopped.

Border officials said a number of items were found including knives, handcuffs, body bags and a smoke bomb.