Fake machine gun gets train passenger arrested

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A man was arrested at Utrecht Centraal for having a fake machine gun with him.

Another passenger on the train from Den Bosch alerted the police that the man had a gym bag with the barrel of a gun sticking out.

At Utrecht Centraal the police searched the train and took the man into custody. The machine gun proved to be fake, but authentic looking weapons are also prohibited.