Banned items found in man’s carry-on bag at BWI

WASHINGTON — An unusual assortment of prohibited items were detected on Tuesday at Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport.

A traveler was stopped by Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers at a security checkpoint after they detected the banned items in the man’s carry-on bag.

The items included three rope cutters with straight-edged blades, one hatchet, two smoke grenades, 12 bottle rockets, one folding saw, one fixed-blade knife, one credit card knife, one utility knife, and two folding knives.

TSA officers contacted the Maryland Transportation Authority Police for follow-up with the man.

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