• Passenger attempts to breach security at Orlando International Airport, officials say

    By: James Tutten, WFTV-TV

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    ORLANDO, Fla. -

    A passenger attempted to breach security at a TSA checkpoint at Orlando International Airport, an airport spokesperson said.

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    UPDATE 2:20 p.m. EST: Airport officials said delays continue as TSA workers resume screening passengers.

    Passengers are being advised to arrive early for afternoon flights.

    UPDATE 1:50 p.m. EST: Orlando police said a subject has been arrested after an attempted security breach at Orlando International Airport on Saturday.    The airport said security screening and shuttle services have resumed.

    UPDATE 1:40 p.m. EST: WFTV reporter Michael Lopardi sees long line for gates 1-59 stretches all the way down the corridor past the food court.

    Original report: A passenger attempted to breach security at a TSA checkpoint at Orlando International Airport, an airport spokesperson said.This attempted breach comes two weeks after a TSA worker died after jumping from a balcony inside the airport.

    Airport officials said the incident occurred at the checkpoint for gates 1-59.

    Law enforcement sources said the suspect was taken down with a stun gun.

    Officials said the screening process was paused and will resume.

    This is a breaking news story that will be updated as more information comes in.

     

     

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