Man Arrested After Breaching JFK Security to Smoke Cigarette

Police say he entered through a restricted area to smoke a cigarette, which set off the alarms

Thursday, Sep 6, 2012  |  Updated 4:59 PM EDT
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Man Arrested After Breaching JFK Security

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Another day of crime in DFW.

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A passenger at John F. Kennedy Airport was arrested Thursday after entering a restricted area to smoke a cigarette, then fleeing from Port Authority police, authorities said.

 
The male passenger, who has not been identified, breached security at around 3 p.m Wednesday at Gate 14 of Terminal 8.
 
Police say he entered through a restricted area to smoke a cigarette, which set off the alarms.
 
When Port Authority officers approached him, the suspect started running. He was quickly tackled and arrested. 
 
The charges are pending.

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