LINTHICUM, Md. — A Baltimore woman has been cited for taking a stun gun past a security checkpoint at Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport.

The Transportation Security Administration says the woman works at a coffee shop at the airport. Security officers stopped her Tuesday when they detected the stun gun among her belongings.

Officials say the woman was on her way to work at the time. The TSA says the incident did not affect airport operations.

Maryland Transportation Authority police responded and confiscated the stun gun. They cited the woman on a state weapons charge.

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