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Man claims to be Samuel L Jackson's nephew after arrest

Press Trust of India  |  Los Angeles 

An unidentified person has claimed to be related to Hollywood star Samuel L Jackson, after he was arrested at the airport by the police on possession of weapons.

The man, called Jackson his "uncle", on being taken into custody at the LAX after he was busted for carrying weapons, such as knives, a long piece of rebar and a handful of tools, reported TMZ.


"My uncle's Samuel Jackson. Samuel L Jackson!" he said.

enforcement sources say the police was alerted about a suspicious man hanging around the airport with a potential bow and arrow.

When the cops approached, the insider said the man set ran away, setting off a brief chase before being tazed and taken down.

The man was taken to a hospital by ambulance, after apparently having suffered injuries.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Mon, December 04 2017. 14:25 IST
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