Transportation Security Administration officers last week confiscated a martial arts device called cat eyes from a carry-on bag at Cherry Capital Airport in Traverse City lbecause they deemed it a weapon.
Published reports say the officers found the cat eyes Friday evening as the passenger's bag was going through an X-ray machine.
Traverse City police responded to the airport and took possession of the weapon. The passenger was not arrested and allowed to board her flight to Detroit, but without the weapon.
TSA authorities say that if anyone is unsure if a device is prohibited, they should check online at tsa.gov to access a web tool for a list of banned items.