A traveler tried to get through airport security with a knife taped to his leg in Hawaii, according to the Transportation Security Administration.”One traveler, multiple prohibited items,” TSA Pacific tweeted on Tuesday. “Traveler had a knife concealed in a comb, a collapsible baton & a butterfly knife taped to his leg.”TSA officers discovered the items during a routine screening at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport in Honolulu on April 13, according to the agency. Sharp knives may not be taken on planes. Only plastic knives and rounded butter knives are allowed on board. Other knives and other sharp objects must be packed in checked baggage and “should be sheathed or securely wrapped to prevent injury to baggage handlers and inspectors,” according to TSA.TSA firearm detections are on the rise: Here’s what we saw at one of the airports with the most casesGet a hold of yourselves: Why air rage on airplanes is every traveler’s problem”Why didn’t he just check these?” TSA Pacific tweeted. It was not immediately clear what consequences the traveler faced, but penalties for carrying prohibited items can include civil fines and arrest.”Before leaving home, remember to check your baggage to ensure you are not carrying any prohibited items to avoid a possible arrest and/or civil penalties,” TSA reminds travelers on its website, which also lists what travelers can and can’t bring on planes.’Ranting and raving’: 3 TSA officers injured by a female traveler after her juice was confiscated

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