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Newtown man arrested after TSA finds handgun in carry-on bag

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A man from Newtown is under arrest after the TSA caught him with a handgun in his carry-on bag.

The man was going through a checkpoint at LaGuardia Airport.

Port Authority police responded, confiscated the gun and arrested him on weapons charges.

The gun was not loaded.        

It marks the second time this year a traveler was arrested for bringing a gun to a LaGuardia checkpoint.

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