Police said they took the 28-year-old man into custody at around 2 p.m. local time when he tried to pass through security at the park’s New York Hotel. The man, a French national who wasn’t known to law enforcement, was carrying a copy of the Quran and had booked a room at the hotel, police said.
“During the routine security screening checkpoint at one of our hotels, weapons were discovered in guest luggage through our X-ray machine,” said Disneyland Paris spokesman François Banon.
Paris prosecutors said they weren’t treating the case as terrorism.
And why should they? A Muslim packing illegal handguns could as easily been planning to do something peaceful with them, such as … such as … hmm.