Man arrested with electroshock weapon, pepper spray near Tel Aviv Pride Parade route

A 33-year-old man is arrested near the route of the Tel Aviv Pride Parade with an electroshock weapon, brass knuckles, pepper spray and another, unidentified, chemical substance.

Police say the Tel Aviv resident is known to them from previous threats to harm members of the LGBTQ community, and suspect him of planning to attack the marchers.

The Pride Parade begins in 30 minutes.

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