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Suspect in Custody in Pentagon Scare (Video)

Suspicious Activity In Vicinity Of Pentagon, One Suspect Taken Into Custody
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Suspicious Activity In Vicinity Of Pentagon, One Suspect Taken Into Custody

The man placed in custody this morning at Arlington National Cemetery in connection with a "suspicious" car parked near the Pentagon had a notebook filled with eyebrow-raising phrases, according to CBS News. These phrases included:

Oddly, CBS reports the man isn't believed to be connected to a terrorist plot. According to ABC News, the man had a backpack that contained bomb-making materials, although there was apparently no way to detonate them. ABC News has identified the suspect in custody as 22-year-old Yonathan Melaku of Alexandria, Virginia.

The Pentagon Channel has the very latest on this morning's suspicious activity near the Pentagon:

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