NICE, France (CBSLA.com) — Social media was abuzz Sunday with reports that an EasyJet passenger holding a baby had allegedly been punched by an airport worker in France.
Arabella Ark, another passenger, snapped a photo of the alleged altercation, which showed a man’s arm extended toward another person.
By Sunday, the image, and story had gone viral after Ark posted the image to Twitter.
She wrote: “EasyJet employee hitting man holding baby after delay of over 14hours.”
EasyJet Sunday responded, explaining that the employee in question did not work for the airline:
A director at the airport also told CNN that the person worked for the subcontractor, Samsic.
The incident reportedly unfolded after the passenger questioned the unidentified worker about a flight delay.
No further information was available.