NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP)– A man has been arrested after authorities say he tried to bring multiple martial arts weapons onto a plane at LaGuardia Airport.
The Transportation Security Administration says its officers stopped the man at a TSA checkpoint on Saturday after they detected weapons in the man’s carry-on luggage.READ MORE: New York State Assembly Gives Cuomo 1 Week To Defend Himself In Sexual Harassment Investigation
TSA says the New Haven, Connecticut resident was carrying a dagger and several other weapons, including three throwing knives, a traditional throwing star and an expandable throwing star, also known as ninja stars.READ MORE: 2 MTA Bus Passengers Struck By Stray Bullet When Gunfire Erupts In Queens
Port Authority police confiscated the weapons and arrested the man. TSA hasn’t released his identity.
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