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Iranian National Found With Machete, Other Weapons In Palm Beach

PALM BEACH (CBSMiami) -- An Iranian national was detained Friday in Palm Beach after being found with weapons, according to Palm Beach police.

It all started when police got a call about a suspicious person by the Flagler Memorial Bridge.

During the investigation, police determined the man is an Iranian national and was found to have a machete, pick ax, and two knives. He also had $22,000 in U.S. cash.

According to police, Masoud Yareilzoleh was given a notice to appear in court for the concealed weapons.

Police also searched what they believe to be his car, parked at nearby Palm Beach International Airport.

That vehicle is also part of the investigation.

The FBI says they're aware of the investigation, but the Palm Beach Police Department is leading the investigation.


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