Man Arrested for trying to bring tear gas on plane - NBC40.net

Man Arrested for trying to bring tear gas on plane

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At Atlantic City International Airport, state police arrested a Burlington County man for trying to bring tear gas on a flight.

The  Transportation Security Administration says that through the x-ray machine, a security officer detected a canister of tear gas in the man's carry-on bag Sunday afternoon. state police confiscated the tear gas and arrested the man.

 He was originally ticketed to fly to Orlando.

There was no impact to airport operations.

Disabling chemicals, such as tear gas and self-defense sprays, are prohibited from being brought on board an airplane in both carry-on and checked baggage. 

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