Angry Passenger Attacks Airline Worker at LaGuardia


An angry passenger punched and kicked an airline employee while looking for his bag at LaGuardia Airport.

Antonio Sappleton attacked the United Airlines employee Wednesday night, sending him to a hospital with a split lip and loose teeth. He became agitated when the 23-year-old employee asked for his checked bag ticket. He punched the employee repeatedly and kicked him multiple times once he fell to the ground.

Police arrested Sappleton outside the terminal.