A man was arrested at LAX for going through a door that leads to the asphalt.
A man was arrested at Los Angeles international Airport Thursday morning after going through an unauthorized door that leads to the asphalt.
Police “quietly held” the traveler in the United Airlines terminal Gate 72 shortly before 10 a.m., CBS 2 KCAL reports.
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Someone tweeted about the incident, claiming the “pumped up and excited guy breached security and ran onto the tarmac” and a “UA gate agent got him inside.”
Pumped up and excited guy breached security and ran onto the tarmac at LAX @united . UA gate agent got him inside. @ABC7 pic.twitter.com/wNdB8GGQPT
— Tim Martin (@thehiwaystar) July 12, 2018
The man was reportedly unarmed and posed no threat, police told CBS Los Angeles.
Another man was arrested earlier this week for walking in the vicinity of the runway at Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport.
Edonis Andrews, 22, is facing a criminal prosecution for trespassing on the airport property. He was arrested Tuesday around 2 p.m. when he was found on an internal road to be used by the airport employees, Fox 5 Atlanta reported.
Edonis Andrews was arrested Tuesday for trespassing on the airport property near the airport in Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport.
(Fox 5 Atlanta)
At his hearing Wednesday, Andrews had to be placed in the shackles tighter and removed from the courtroom for refusing to sit still and be quiet. He was later brought back in and given a $5,000 bond.
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“Despite the fact that an individual road, along the fence, our multi-layered security approach and response worked exactly the way it should and immediately soothes any threat,” the Atlanta Police Public Affairs Director Carlos Campos told Fox 5.
“Officers arrived on the scene within three minutes of the call and apprehended the suspect without incident.”
Michelle Gant is a writer and editor for Fox News Lifestyle.