Police arrest suspect in L.A. Jewish center bombing

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An Ohio rabbi who became suspicious of a man asking for a place to stay led police to arrest on Monday a suspect in the explosion at a California synagogue.

The man is believed to be Ron Hirsch, 60, a transient known to spend time at synagogues and other Jewish community centers seeking charity, said FBI spokeswoman Laura Eimiller in Los Angeles. He was wanted on state charges of possession of a destructive device and unrelated local charges, and was arrested in suburban Cleveland Heights.

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