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Man strips at RIC checkpoint in protest

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Police say a man stripped to his underwear at a Richmond International Airport checkpoint in a protest against security procedures.

Airport police said the man took off his shirt and pants at RIC on Dec. 30. 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. 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.

Watch tonight at 11 p.m. for an update on this story and the surveillance footage from NBC12's Laura Geller.

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