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TSA screener accused of stealing iPads at JFK

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NEW YORK (AP) -

A Transportation Security Administration screener has been arrested on charges he swiped iPads and other electronic devices from passengers' luggage at John F. Kennedy Airport.

Sean Henry, 32, of Brooklyn, was nabbed in a sting operation using decoy bags in cooperation with the TSA, Port Authority spokesman Steven Coleman said Wednesday.

Coleman said Henry was arrested after leaving work carrying in his backpack two planted iPads and other electronic devices. He said stolen items were also found in Henry's home.

The 10-year veteran of the federal agency was arrested on charges of grand larceny and official misconduct. Information on his lawyer was not immediately available.

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