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Police arrest Cedar Rapids man carrying knives near church

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CEDAR RAPIDS (AP) -

Authorities say they have arrested a Cedar Rapids man who was armed with knives near a church.

Police received a report Wednesday morning about a suspicious person in the parking lot of Oakland Church of the Nazarene.

Eighteen-year-old Grant Ajango was arrested in possession of knives.

Police say Ajango did not make any specific threats. Officials at a nearby high school secured all exterior doors as a safety precaution.

Ajango faces a serious misdemeanor charge of carrying weapons. Court records do not list an attorney.

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