How Not to ‘Roll’ Through a Checkpoint: Man Brings Gun-Shaped Toilet Paper Holder in Bag at Newark Airport

The realistic replica gun was designed to spin toilet paper instead of bullets

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What to Know

  • Man's day went down the toilet when he "rolled" up to a security checkpoint at Newark Liberty International Airport earlier this week
  • According to the TSA, agents thought there was a revolver in a bag when they entered it through an X-ray machine
  • However, a closer inspection revealed the revolver was in fact a gun-shaped toilet paper holder, according to the TSA

A man's day went down the toilet when he "rolled" up to one of the security checkpoints at Newark Liberty International Airport earlier this week.

On Tuesday, Transportation Security Administration agents at the airport uncovered a more decorative than deadly item when they checked a passenger's carry-on.

According to the TSA, agents thought there was a revolver in a bag when they entered it through an X-ray machine.

However, a closer inspection revealed the revolver was in fact a gun-shaped toilet paper holder, according to the TSA.

The realistic replica gun was designed to spin toilet paper instead of bullets!

The TSA reminds travelers that they are not allowed to bring real or replica firearms through security checkpoints.

TSA says it gave the man the option to place it in a checked bag, hand it off to a companion or surrender it. He decided to give it to TSA.

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