OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – A flight has been diverted to Will Rogers World Airport in Oklahoma City after a passenger allegedly assaulted a flight attendant.
Captain Arthur Gregory of the Oklahoma City Police Department confirmed to KFOR that the passenger assaulted the flight attendant on Thursday night and that the plane had to be diverted from its original destination and landed at Will Rogers World Airport .
The aviation police chief who was on the flight detained the unruly passenger as the plane landed in Oklahoma City, according to Gregory.
Oklahoma City police officers removed the suspect from the plane and held him until the FBI arrived.
FBI agents questioned the man. He is being held at the Oklahoma County Detention Center. The FBI will press charges.
Gregory has no information about the plane’s flight path or what led to the man’s alleged assault of the flight attendant.
More information will be provided here on KFOR as it becomes available.
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