Nov. 6 (UPI) — Authorities in Philadelphia say they arrested two males late Thursday close to the downtown conference heart in reference to a doable assault plot at a location the place election officers are counting ballots.

Police mentioned they noticed a silver SUV parked exterior the Philadelphia Conference Middle that match the outline of a automobile that could be carrying a number of armed males. Police have been knowledgeable that the boys have been carrying AR-15 assault rifles.

The automobile had markings that indicated help for President Donald Trump, who’s in a detailed presidential race with Democratic nominee Joe Biden.

Police mentioned they discovered quite a few firearms within the SUV.

Two males have been arrested close to the automobile however authorities didn’t say how they have been linked with the investigation.

Pennsylvania is one among a number of states which are counting their last ballots in federal, state and native races. Biden holds an edge within the total electoral depend and Pennsylvania, with 20 electoral votes, can be vital for he or Trump to win the election.