DA to announce arrest of Pa. state representative

The Philadelphia District Attorney's Office says it will announce the arrest of a Pennsylvania state representative today.

The office did not immediately disclose the identity of the legislator or the charges that person faces.

A press conference is scheduled for this afternoon.

District Attorney Seth Williams is slated to speak, along with officials from the office's public corruption task force and special investigations unit.

Check back for details as they develop.

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