Bang stick, razor hidden in shoe confiscated at Hawaii airports
Updated On: Jun 14 2013 09:38:38 AM HST
A bang stick and a razor blade hidden in a shoe were confiscated this week at Hawaii airports, according to the TSA Blog.
The .44-caliber bang stick was found in the carry-on bag of a passenger at Kona International Airport. Transportation Security Administration officials say bang sticks are prohibited in carry-on bags.
A bang stick is a specialized firearm used underwater that is fired when in direct contact with the target. This is often used in spear fishing.
A razor blade was found concealed in the shoe of a passenger at Honolulu International Airport this week.
TSA officials say it's important to examine your bags before traveling to make sure no prohibited items are inside. If a prohibited item is discovered in your bag, you could be cited and possibly arrested by local law enforcement.
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