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TSA travel tip: Throwing stars, Freddy Krueger glove should go in checked bag, not carry-on

The Transportation Security Administration recently shared some of the prohibited items it caught in passengers’ carry-on bags at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport.

Here’s some of what they found:

In this video, a TSA supervisor talks about the variety of tools and weapons on display from passengers’ carry-on bags, including some that are cleverly disguised:

TSA supervisor Kraig Wheeler in Atlanta talks about prohibited items found in passengers’ carry-on bags at Hartsfield-Jackson.

The TSA also posted on Instagram about the Freddy Krueger glove it found in a passenger’s carry-on.


By the way, there is an entry on TSA’s website dedicated to throwing stars.

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