The Palm Beach Police Department is reporting that they detained a man who was found on the Flagler Memorial Bridge with several weapons in his possession.
Officials say they were called to the scene Friday morning after someone in the area reported a suspicious person standing on the bridge.
When authorities arrived at the scene, they found a man who was later discovered to be an Iranian national, in possession of a machete, pickaxe, two knives and $2,200 cash.
The man was taken into custody during which time, authorities discovered he has no known address and that he may have left his vehicle parked at the Palm Beach International Airport.
BREAKING: Palm Beach PD confirm authorities searched car at Palm Beach Intl airport, tied to arrest of Iranian man found on bridge to Palm Beach with machete, pick axe, and knives.
— Jay O'Brien (@jayobtv) January 10, 2020
Officials have since ordered the man to appear in court on concealed weapons charges as they continue their investigation.
The FBI has been notified.