BLOOMINGTON, Minn. - By late afternoon on Tuesday, there was still no sign of the 9-year-old Minneapolis boy who managed to sneak through security and a Delta ticket gate before landing in Las Vegas.
He made the move on Thursday, and on Tuesday, a judge in Nevada had heard his case.
"If there is no domicile in Nevada a child is usually transferred back to the state, their home state, where there's further proceedings," said presiding judge Cynthia Giuliani of Clark County Nevada. "I'm prohibited from speaking factually on any case that comes before me. These are very sensitive cases in the juvenile system."
KARE 11 has confirmed that Hennepin County is investigating the case. Delta Airlines and the TSA continue their investigations into the incident to try and figure out how the boy sneaked through cracks in the security system.
"To think that some 9-year-old kid could sneak on a plane is appalling. It's scary," said Mike Scorti, of Cincinnati, who was waiting for the rest of his buddies to arrive at MSP before continuing on to a vacation.
"It might be good that it has happened because it'll help maybe tighten security a little bit more and maybe we'll learned from this young man, I don't know," Scorti's friend Skip Campbell added.
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