Police: Man had ‘unknown homemade device’ at Philly airport

Posted on: 8:15 am, March 29, 2012, by

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By the CNN Wire Staff

PHILADELPHIA (CNN) — A man was taken into custody Thursday for having an “unknown homemade device” at the Philadelphia airport, a police spokeswoman said.

A bomb squad was headed to the scene, said Philadelphia police spokeswoman Christine O’Brien.

The man never got on a plane, as he was stopped by Transportation Security Administration agents just after 6:45 a.m., O’Brien said.