TSA confiscates brass knuckles from passenger's carry-on at Sea-Tac

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SEATAC, Wash. - A Transportation Security Administration spokesperson tweeted a picture Wednesday morning of brass knuckles.

The weapon was found in a passenger's carry-on bag at Sea-Tac Airport by a TSA agent on Tuesday, according to the tweet from @TSAmedia_Lorie.

For safety and security, the TSA prohibits certain items in carry-on and checked bags.

A list of items that are not allowed in carry-ons and checked bags is available at tsa.gov.

According to the list, brass knuckles, as well as billy clubs, nunchucks and throwing stars, are prohibited in carry-ons but allowed in checked bags.

Dynamite, hand grenades and fireworks, however, are not permitted in either carry-ons or checked bags.