PARIS — A man and woman were arrested Thursday after the male suspect was found with two handguns at a Disneyland Paris hotel, a senior French police source told NBC News.
The 28-year-old male French national set off the security detector at Disney's Hotel New York, just outside the park, and officials confiscated two small-caliber handguns and a Koran, the source said.
A female companion was also detained, but it was not yet known where police had picked her up, the source added, speaking on condition of anonymity.
The weapons were found during a "routine security screening checkpoint," Disneyland Paris spokesman François Banon confirmed in a statement to CNBC. "We continue to work closely with the authorities; and the safety and security of our guests and cast members is our utmost priority."
France is still under a state of emergency after 130 people died in attacks in Paris on Nov. 13.