LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Los Angeles International Airport Police took a man into custody on Thursday afternoon, after he punched an officer in the chest while being escorted from his terminal, per TMZ.
The man, whom was intoxicated at the time of the incident, was denied boarding due to his state of inebriation. He began to make a scene, and officers were called to assist with the disturbance.READ MORE: VP Kamala Harris Visits San Bernardino To Tout $600M In Wildfire Recovery Money For Calif.
As they escorted him from the terminal, he punched one officer in the chest, before being promptly tackled and detained by law enforcement. He was taken into custody for both public intoxication and battery on an officer.READ MORE: Ancient Cuneiform Stone Tablet, Rare Old Babylonian Prism Returned To Republic Of Iraq
He can be heard shouting, “You ruined my f—ing night dude!” and “Now I have to travel a whole other day!”
A report from LAX PD indicated that the man is 23-years-old, but his identity was not yet made available to the public.MORE NEWS: 14-Year-Old Boy Dies After Being Shot In Pasadena; Suspect Alexis Ibarra Charged With Murder
He was supposed to be boarding a Delta flight headed to New York from LAX.