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DCA: Man charged for carrying 13 kubatons through checkpoint

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A man was charged for trying to carry 13 kubatons, or expandable batons, through a checkpoint at DCA Monday. Officers found a stash of 13 batons in the man’s carry-on luggage.

The 20-inch expandable kubatons are prohibited because they are considered weapons. Photo: TSA

The 20-inch expandable kubatons are prohibited because they are considered weapons.

The man was cited on a local weapons charge. He was permitted to rebook his flight to New York.

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