SEA Man Leaps over Security Checkpoint

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SEATAC, Wash. — Just-released surveillance video captured the man who touched off a security breach at Sea-Tac Airport earlier this month.

The video shows the man leaping over and through a security checkpoint. The man eventually ran down a concourse and out onto the tarmac where he was arrested after police caught up with him in an empty airplane, an airport spokesman said.

“It appears to be a drug-induced situation,” spokesman Perry Cooper said after the incident, adding the man was not armed.

He was arrested inside an American Airlines plane after a short struggle. Police at the time said the man would be booked for investigation of trespass and assault of an officer.

No other airport operations were affected.

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