December 26th, 2013
07:41 PM ET

Man in drag breaches Newark airport security

A high-tech security system at Newark airport apparently wasn't enough to nab a cross-dressing man, who climbed a fence late last night and wandered across two runways.

Man walks onto Newark airport runways; authorities reviewing security video

The 300 million dollar system - called the "Perimeter Intrusion Detection System" - uses cameras to monitor the airport's fences, but the man in drag made it all the way to a terminal before he was caught.

CNN's Alexandra Field has more.

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