TSA Finds Knives in Woman's Carry-On at Dulles

Woman charged with carrying a dangerous article in an airport

Friday, Sep 28, 2012  |  Updated 1:14 PM EDT
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A woman on her way to Beijing was charged with a Class 1 misdemeanor after officers at Dulles found two "artfully concealed" knives taped inside the lining of a carry-on item Thursday, the Transportation Security Administration said.

TSA officers found the knives as the woman's suitcase passed through a security checkpoint X-ray machine.

The knives were confiscated and the woman was charged with carrying a dangerous article in the airport. However, she was allowed to continue on her flight without the weapons

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