Transcript for How Did Boy, 9, Beat Airport Security and Board Plane?
the question surrounding an embarrassing airport security breach. A young boy managed to hop a flight from minneapolis to las vegas, alone. Without a ticket. Slipping through three security checkpoints along the way. Abc's alex perez has the story. Reporter: Investigators are scratching their heads this morning, wondering how a 9-year-old runaway beat the security system at one of the nation's largest airports. He must know something about the system or simply good luck. Reporter: The 9-year-old arrived at security. Without a ticket or boarding pass, he is screened and boards the plane to vegas. They assume a 9-year-old doesn't have the audacity to do it. They're treated as innocents. Reporter: Not until mid flight that flight attendants realize the boy's name is not on the passenger list. Police met the flight in s city. Surveillance cameras captured him taking someone else's luggage and sitting down the eat. Zbri thing he's a con artist. People beware. Beware of him. Reporter: How did one smart kid outsmart an entire system? A stunning lapse and the most
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