Transcript for Seattle-Tacoma International Airport Security Breached
We're going to turn to the other top story developing overnight. Just days after the deadly shooting rampage at l.A.X., A frightening security breach at seattle-tacoma airport. A man managed to bolt through a checkpoint, heading right toward a plane. Neal karlinsky is at the airport with the latest. Good morning, neal. Reporter: Bianna, good morning. Quite a scare here. Officers say a man was standing around at security when he suddenly bolted. He ran straight through. Tsa officers took off after him. However, he got outside through a door, on to the tarmac. From there, they say he went up some stairs on to a jetway. And right before officers could catch him, they say he smashed a window and got an aboard an american airline jet that was parked there. Fortunately, that plane was empty at the time. We have a picture of him being carried off the plane into custody. He's described as a man in his LATE 20s, LIKELY UNDER THE Influence of alcohol or drugs at the time. They say he was not armed. However, bomb-sniffing dogs were brought on to the plane as a precaution. Nothing was found. They say flight operations continued as normal. Passengers did not need to be rescreened. However, just a week from that shooting at l.A.X. Involving tsa agents, this was a scare that no one here really needed right now. Dan? Exactly, neal. Thank you for that. More questions about security at america's airports this morning.
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