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UPDATE: Two arrests made during Richard Spencer's visit to UF

Photo: Sean Brijmohen Source: Alachua County Sheriff's Office

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WEAR) - Alachua County sheriff's deputies arrested two men at the University of Florida campus. Authorities say the first man arrested was wearing a University of Florida media pass, a knife, handcuffs, and had a loaded firearm underneath his shirt.

The arrest comes as white nationalist Richard Spencer is scheduled to speak at the school.

The man has been identified as 28-year-old Sean Brijmohan. Alachua County sheriff's deputies report that the man was an armed security guard hired by the media.

At this time there is no information on what media outlet the man is affiliated with.

Sgt. Simms of the Alachua County Sheriff's Office stated that this was an isolated incident.

WEAR team members were prohibited from entering the scene for a short time.

The scene was immediately secured by deputies. Deputies, police officers, and campus security are also searching people's bags, possessions, and media permits.

A second man was arrested for resisting an officer without violence. The sheriff's office said 34-year-old David Notte was arrested during the event.

We will have more on this story as it develops.




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