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Man snagged at National Airport with 13 weapons in luggage

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Local,Crime,Scott McCabe,D.C. Council

A District of Columbia man was cited after he tried to board an airplane at Ronald Reagan National Airport with 13 expandible batons in his carry-on baggage.

According to the Transportation Security Administration, inspectors found the 20-inch weapons inside the carry-on baggage on Monday. Police confiscated the batons and cited 42-year-old Alexander Annett with carrying a dangerous weapon on airport property.

There was no impact to airport operations, authorities said, and Annett was allowed to re-book his flight to John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York

smccabe@washingtonexaminer.com

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