Woman Cited For Hiding Knife Inside of Comb At BWI After TSA officials discovered it

9:05 AM, Jul 3, 2012   |    comments
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BALTIMORE, Md. (WUSA) -- A woman was cited by police at a Baltimore/Washington International-Airport Monday after TSA officers discovered she had hidden a knife hidden inside of a comb. 

The comb was hidden inside of a notebook as she tried to pass through a checkpoint at around 7:30 a.m..The woman was escorting her daughter(a minor) to the gate to get on a flight to Atlanta was stopped by a TSA officer who saw an unusual image on the x-ray machine.

Take a look at the photo gallery above featuring the comb-knife as well as other crazy, prohibited items people have tried to pass through airport security.

According to TSA officials, "The bright green hair comb was designed in two parts. The handle of the comb also served as the handle to the weapon's a 4-inch blade, which tucked into the back-end of the comb. The comb had been placed inside a three-ring binder along with some papers and folders."

The weapon was confiscated weapon and the woman was cited on a state charge. She was then permitted to escort her daughter to her flight.

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