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Stallone detained by customs at Sydney Airport

SYDNEY, Australia (AP) _ Actor Sylvester Stallone was detained for hours on arrival at Sydney Airport after officials found prohibited imports among the luggage of the Hollywood star and his entourage, media reported Saturday.

Australian Customs Service national investigations manager Richard Janeczko did not say what the items were or whose luggage among Stallone’s party they were found in during a routine screening late Friday.

"As a result of having their luggage x-rayed, a number of prohibited items were seized by customs," Janeczko told Ten Network television news.

"Mr. Stallone was allowed to proceed with his party and our investigations are continuing," he added, without elaborating.

Stallone emerged from the airport hours after his fellow passengers and signed autographs for fans as media took pictures, Ten reported.

Asked if there had been a delay, the TV footage showed him reply, "Yeah."

He continued signing without comment after a journalist asked for an explanation of the delay, the footage showed.

Stallone is in Australia to promote the latest in his series of six boxing movies, "Rocky Balboa."

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Headline, Industry News

Stallone detained by customs at Sydney Airport

SYDNEY, Australia (AP) _ Actor Sylvester Stallone was detained for hours on arrival at Sydney Airport after officials found prohibited imports among the luggage of the Hollywood star and his entourage, media reported Saturday.

Australian Customs Service national investigations manager Richard Janeczko did not say what the items were or whose luggage among Stallone’s party they were found in during a routine screening late Friday.

"As a result of having their luggage x-rayed, a number of prohibited items were seized by customs," Janeczko told Ten Network television news.

"Mr. Stallone was allowed to proceed with his party and our investigations are continuing," he added, without elaborating.

Stallone emerged from the airport hours after his fellow passengers and signed autographs for fans as media took pictures, Ten reported.

Asked if there had been a delay, the TV footage showed him reply, "Yeah."

He continued signing without comment after a journalist asked for an explanation of the delay, the footage showed.

Stallone is in Australia to promote the latest in his series of six boxing movies, "Rocky Balboa."

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Headline, Industry News

Stallone detained by customs at Sydney Airport

SYDNEY, Australia (AP) _ Actor Sylvester Stallone was detained for hours on arrival at Sydney Airport after officials found prohibited imports among the luggage of the Hollywood star and his entourage, media reported Saturday.

Australian Customs Service national investigations manager Richard Janeczko did not say what the items were or whose luggage among Stallone’s party they were found in during a routine screening late Friday.

"As a result of having their luggage x-rayed, a number of prohibited items were seized by customs," Janeczko told Ten Network television news.

"Mr. Stallone was allowed to proceed with his party and our investigations are continuing," he added, without elaborating.

Stallone emerged from the airport hours after his fellow passengers and signed autographs for fans as media took pictures, Ten reported.

Asked if there had been a delay, the TV footage showed him reply, "Yeah."

He continued signing without comment after a journalist asked for an explanation of the delay, the footage showed.

Stallone is in Australia to promote the latest in his series of six boxing movies, "Rocky Balboa."

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