facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Airport scan finds sword in cane

March 21, 2013 at 3:06 PM   |   Comments

WASHINGTON, March 21 (UPI) -- The Transportation Security Administration said a woman didn't know her cane contained a sword until she went through an X-ray machine at a Washington airport.

The TSA said the machine picked up something strange about the woman's cane Monday at Washington Dulles International Airport and officers discovered the knob unscrewed to reveal a sword, WUSA-TV, Washington, reported Thursday.

TSA officials said the woman had purchased the cane at an antique store and was unaware of the concealed weapon. She was allowed to continue on to her flight -- without the cane.

© 2013 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
Fisherman: 'Tunicorn' tuna had horn on its head Fisherman: 'Tunicorn' tuna had horn on its head
2
Swiss store apologizes for Hitler creamer lids Swiss store apologizes for Hitler creamer lids
3
Watch: SF tour guide's racist anti-Chinatown rant Watch: SF tour guide's racist anti-Chinatown rant
4
Toddler rescued from claw machine at laundromat Toddler rescued from claw machine at laundromat
5
Police: Suspect said meth is her right as a Wiccan Police: Suspect said meth is her right as a Wiccan
Trending News
Around the Web
x
Feedback