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Passenger caught with stun gun at RIC

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Posted at 3:33 PM, Aug 28, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-28 17:22:05-04
Stun gun recovered at Richmond International Airport

Stun gun recovered at Richmond International Airport

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. — A passenger was caught with a stun gun while going through security at Richmond International Airport on Saturday.

According to a Transportation Security Agency spokeswoman, the stun gun was found in the passenger’s luggage as they went through security at the airport.

The passenger surrendered the device and was allowed to proceed to the gate without further incident and law enforcement was not called to the checkpoint.

TSA officials remind passengers that if they have a question about what is allowed on board, take a picture and send it to agents via Facebook or Twitter to @AskTSA