Man arrested after jumping fence at Los Angeles International Airport

A man is in custody Monday after he scaled a fence at the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and ran onto a runway, police said.

The incident happened just before 1:30 p.m. local time. The man was seen running near a Delta Air Lines plane, where airport police apprehended him.

LAX is the world’s fifth busiest airport and the second busiest in the U.S., behind Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.

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