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TSA agents find sword inside oblivious traveler's cane

TSA agents at Boston's Logan Airport said a passenger was surprised to learn the cane he had recently purchased contained a hidden sword. Photo courtesy of TSA New England/Twitter
TSA agents at Boston's Logan Airport said a passenger was surprised to learn the cane he had recently purchased contained a hidden sword. Photo courtesy of TSA New England/Twitter

April 8 (UPI) -- The Transportation Security Administration said a traveler at a Boston airport security checkpoint was shocked to learn his cane contained a sword.

TSA New England tweeted a photo showing the sword cane that had been brought to Logan Airport by an oblivious passenger.

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The TSA said in a statement that the passenger had recently purchased the cane and had been unaware that it contained a sword until it was examined by security personnel.

The passenger turned the sword cane over to Massachusetts State Police and was cleared to catch his flight to New York, the TSA said.

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