A passenger attempted to breach security at a TSA checkpoint at Orlando International Airport, an airport spokesperson said.
UPDATE 2:20 p.m. EST: Airport officials said delays continue as TSA workers resume screening passengers.
Passengers are being advised to arrive early for afternoon flights.
UPDATE 2:10 p.m. EST:
UPDATE 1:50 p.m. EST:
UPDATE 1:40 p.m. EST: WFTV reporter Michael Lopardi sees long line for gates 1-59 stretches all the way down the corridor past the food court.
Original report: A passenger attempted to breach security at a TSA checkpoint at Orlando International Airport, an airport spokesperson said.
The incident caused a security scare at around noon Saturday, WFTV-TV reported.
This attempted breach comes two weeks after a TSA worker died after jumping from a balcony inside the airport.
Airport officials said the incident occurred at the checkpoint for gates 1-59.
Law enforcement sources said the suspect was taken down with a stun gun.
Officials said the screening process was paused and will resume.
This is a breaking news story that will be updated as more information comes in.
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