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.

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