The Latest: German authorities arrest arms dealer suspect reportedly linked to Paris attacks

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German prosecutors say they have arrested on illegal weapons charges a 34-year-old man who local media report was located as part of an investigation into the attacks in Paris.

Stuttgart prosecutors said Friday the man, whose name was not given in line with privacy laws, is accused of converting legal starter pistols to fire live ammunition and selling them on the Internet, the dpa news agency reported.

The prosecutor's office would not confirm, however, a Bild newspaper report that he is also suspected of selling four AK-47 type assault rifles at the beginning of November that might have been used in the Paris attacks.

Citing investigative documents, Bild reported that the man's phone contained data that led to the suspicion.