Police: Juvenile at DIA had incendiary device | VailDaily.com

Police: Juvenile at DIA had incendiary device

DENVER, Colorado ” Police in Colorado say a 12-year-old boy is in custody after allegedly trying to take an incendiary device through a security checkpoint at Denver International Airport.

Authorities said Transportation Security Administration agents stopped the boy early Wednesday and called police.

Denver police spokesman Sonny Jackson said the boy had a homemade device similar to a flare. He said it didn’t ignite and no passengers or aircraft were in danger.

Authorities didn’t identify the youngster.

Officers say he had the device in a backpack and was traveling to California with family members.

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