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2 Denver airport workers suspended over lapse

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DENVER (AP) — Two employees at Denver International Airport have been suspended for a security breach in which a man passed through a screening area without going through a metal detector.

The security lapse Sunday forced the evacuation of one of the airport's three concourses. About 2,500 passengers were affected. The man was found, questioned and later allowed to board his flight.

The two Argenbright Security employees were suspended indefinitely pending the outcome of an internal investigation, company spokeswoman Sara Jackson said Monday. She refused to provide details about the employees' involvement in the breach.

The Federal Aviation Administration also was investigating.