TSA Agents In San Diego Found A Knife Hidden In A Passenger's Shoe

The TSA’s requirement that all travellers take off their shoes before going through the metal detector or “nude” body scanners yielded a surprising find earlier this month, when a small knife was discovered inside the sole of a shoe.

The 3 1/2-inch double edged knife was found on February 15, at San Diego International Airport, according to the TSA Blog.

That week, TSA agents also discovered a loaded magazine hidden under the handle of a carry-on bag at Norfolk International Airport in Virginia.

Around the country, they discovered 26 firearms (24 were loaded).

Here’s the concealed knife:

knife hidden in shoe found by TSA

Photo: TSA

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