Camouflage-clad man armed with gun and chainsaw arrested near European Parliament

Belgian police have arrested a camouflage-clad Slovakian man after finding a gun and chainsaw in his car – after hundreds of people were evacuated from the nearby European Parliament.

The suspect, identified as a Slovak national born in 1982, was deemed to be acting suspiciously, and told police officers that he wanted to meet the European president, prosecutors said.

Police then sealed off an area around the man’s parked car until they could establish that it contained no explosives.

What they found was a chainsaw and a gun…