Police arrest man with more than a dozen knives at Atlanta airport
ATLANTA, Ga. (Atlanta News First) - A man was reportedly arrested with over a dozen knives at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.
Police recovered 20 knives and scissors from Kenny Royal after they got a call about him waving knives on an airport platform.
According to the incident report, he would reach into his bag, pull out a knife, waving it around, then reach back in for another.
Authorities recognized him from a 2020 arrest. Royal was given a criminal trespass warning and taken to Grady Hospital for mental observation.
It’s just the latest in a string of concerning weapons seizures at Hartsfield-Jackson.
The TSA said the airport has had the most guns caught at security checkpoints among American airports in the last six years.
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