Ohio man with gas mask arrested with rifle and ammunition on platform of Times Square subway station

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An Ohio man with a gas mask was arrested after pulling out a semi-automatic rifle on the platform of New York’s Time Square Subway station.    

Police performing an inspection on Friday of the subway’s A/C/E line at 42nd Street-Port Authority Bus Terminal Station saw the suspect was as he was placing his unloaded rifle on the ground. 

Police found ammunition and a gas mask in his back pack, NBC 4 reported. 

Police approached the man and questioned his intentions and the suspect claimed the gun was legally owned. 

He was arrested, with police yet to name him.  

Developing story, more to follow 

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