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Replica gun detected at Norfolk International Airport

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Posted at 1:09 PM, Nov 17, 2015
and last updated 2015-11-17 13:09:20-05

Norfolk, Va. – A Transportation Safety Administration official announced Tuesday morning that a replica handgun was detected at a Norfolk International Airport security checkpoint.

TSA Public Affairs spokesperson Lisa Farbstein tweeted about the incident around 8:30 a.m. Tuesday morning. She says replicas aren’t allowed and that they could cause panic.

This is the third time in less than a week that TSA officials have detected a gun at Norfolk International Airport.

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