Boston man arrested at LAX with gas mask, biohazard suit

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October 9, 2012, 5:35 pm
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(NECN) - A Boston man arrested at Los Angeles International Airport on Friday is set to make his first federal court appearance Tuesday afternoon on a charge of transporting hazardous materials in his checked luggage.

The suspect, 28-year-old Yongda Huang Harris, allegedly had a smoke grenade, a hatchet, knives, a gas mask, biohazard suits and body bags in his checked luggage.

Harris had arrived at LAX from Japan.

Authorities say TSA agents became concerned because Harris was wearing a bulletproof vest and flame retardant pants beneath his trench coat.

Stay with NECN as this story develops.

Tags: weapons, Federal Court, checked luggage, court appearance, Yongda Huang Harris, Los Angeles International Airport, transporting hazardous materials
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