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Teen Arrested For Bringing Stockpile Of Weapons Into Trump Tower

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Alexander Wang, a self-proclaimed “survivalist” was arrested on Monday after being caught with a bag of weapons and fireworks inside Trump Tower. The 19-year-old was stopped by the Secret Service at a Security checkpoint and asked what was in his backpack. Wang willingly declared that inside his sack he had a large hunting knife, an M100 firecracker, handcuffs, a switchblade, a flashlight, an 8-foot-long black rope and a garrote.

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An example of a garrote, a weapon used to strangle somebody. Authorities did not disclose the material Wang’s garrote was made of.

A student at Baruch College, Wang describes himself as a “survivalist” and told cops he is a Trump supporter who “always” carries weapons. Wang told authorities that he likes to use the lounge at Trump Tower as a place to study, and has been to the building more than 10 times with his sack of weapons since Trump was elected.

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Wang was arrested and charged with two counts of criminal possession in the fourth degree as well an an unlawful possession of fireworks. Wang has no prior record.