Massachusetts authorities found and confiscated a weapon known as a “vampire straw” at Boston’s Logan Worldwide Airport after a passenger tried to hide it in carry-on baggage, authorities mentioned.

Transportation Safety Administrator Dan Velez on Monday tweeted a photograph of the vampire straw, which can be utilized like a dagger, and wrote: “This stuff will not be allowed in passenger carry-on baggage.

“A passenger discovered that out yesterday @BostonLogan when @MassStatePolice confiscated the merchandise and finally arrested the 26-year-old man on a state cost. #travelfail”

Arman Achuthan Nair, of Chicago, was detained on Sunday night and charged with carrying a harmful weapon after a 10-inch lengthy titanium straw with a beveled finish was present in his backpack, AP reported.

The straws, which can be utilized to eat drinks, is known as a “weapon” on the web site of knife retailer

“Designed for self protection, the Vampire straw is tremendous powerful and lengthy sufficient for use like a dagger; its chiseled tip is sharp sufficient to puncture most artificial supplies,” the location states. 

TSA spokesman Velez instructed McClatchy Information that the Logan passenger had “artfully hid the Vampire straw with different straws.”

Nair posted bail and was subsequent due in courtroom on 30 Might, AP reported.