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Aaron B. Tobey, Airport Passenger, Strips In TSA Protest

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RICHMOND, Va. — Police say a man stripped to his underwear at a Virginia airport checkpoint in a protest against security procedures.

Airport police said the man took off his shirt and pants at Richmond International Airport on Thursday. He had scrawled across his chest a reference to the Constitution's 4th Amendment protections against unreasonable search and seizure.

Police identified the man as 21-year-old Aaron B. Tobey of Charlottesville, Va. He told police he was a student at the University of Cincinnati.

Tobey was interviewed by airport police and federal authorities, issued a citation for disorderly conduct and released. He is scheduled for arraignment on Jan. 10.

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Information from: Richmond Times-Dispatch, http://www.timesdispatch.com

(This version CORRECTS spelling of Charlottesville.)

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