be newsA man was arrested in Connecticut Monday afternoon after he pulled out a BB gun as President Barack Obama’s motorcade passed by, according to authorities.

Police say the unidentified man was acting suspiciously, pacing back and forth, before he pulled out what looked like a rifle. President Obama was in Connecticut to meet with families who lost loved ones during the school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary last December. The president later spoke at the University of Hartford to champion Congress to come to a vote on new gun control proposals.

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