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Police arrest man who says he was on his way to church with gun to 'fulfill prophecy'


SAN ANTONIO, Texas (CIRCA via WOAI) — Police officers said they stopped and arrested a man in Texas who allegedly said he was on his way to a church with a gun to "fulfill what he called a prophecy."

The Seguin Police Department said in a Facebook post they stopped a man Sunday morning just before 7 a.m. who was carrying what was believed to be a handgun.

An officer arrived at the scene and saw that the man was wearing tactical style clothing, a surgical face shield and was carrying a loaded gun with extra ammunition.

Authorities said that Tony Albert, 33, was allegedly on his way to a church to "fulfill what he called a prophecy."

Albert was arrested and taken to the Guadalupe County Jail and booked in for possession of marijuana and felon in possession of firearm.

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