Man arrested at Disneyland Paris ‘with guns and Koran’

Published: Thursday 28th January 2016 by The News Editor

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A man with two handguns and a Koran has been detained along with his female partner at Disneyland Paris, police said.

No one was hurt in the incident and the park, Europe’s most-visited tourist attraction, remained open after the arrests.

They come as France remains on edge and under a state of emergency after Islamic extremist attacks around Paris in November that killed 130 people.

The man, 28, was detained at the New York Hotel, part of the Disneyland complex, according to a police official.

The man’s motives for trying to enter the hotel with weapons were unclear.

His partner was detained later at the park, the official said.

The woman did not appear to be armed and no other suspects are currently being pursued, the official said.

Employees at the New York Hotel and several others around Disneyland Paris said they continued functioning as usual after the arrest.

The park, east of the French capital, closed briefly after the November 13 attacks.

Published: Thursday 28th January 2016 by The News Editor

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