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Passenger stopped over gun-shaped stilettos

Replica firearms not allowed in airports

Courtesy: TSA
Courtesy: TSA

BALTIMORE, Md. – Airport security officials at Baltimore-Washington International Airport stopped a woman who had gun-shaped platform heels and bracelets with replica bullets.

The Transportation Safety Administration tweeted photos of the shoes and bracelets on Monday, reminding passengers of the rules.

LINK: TSA rules on transporting firearms and ammunition

"Friendly reminder from @TSA: Realistic replica firearms and ammunition are not permitted past TSA checkpoints," a TSA spokesperson tweeted.

The woman had the items in a carry-on bag, the spokesperson told TIME.

The passenger was told she could put them in a checked bag, but she ended up ditching them so she wouldn't miss her flight, TIME reported.

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