Man With Rifle Arrested Outside Newark Airport: Port Authority

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    Police say a 21-year-old man was arrested outside Newark Airport Friday morning for carrying an unlicensed rifle.

    A Port Authority police officer was directing traffic around Terminal C when he saw a man in the parking lot with a rifle lying on the front passenger seat, authorities said. 

    The man said he was a hunter but he did not have a permit or right to carry a weapon in the state, Port Authority officials said. 

    He has been charged with possession of a weapon.

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