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Travelers at Newark airport capture bloody brawl on video


NEWARK, New Jersey (PIX11) – A man has been taken into custody at Newark Airport following a bloody fight with a worker near a United Airlines check-in station, according to the airline.

A video of the incident was posted to Twitter just after 9:45 a.m. on Sunday. A man in a black hoodie was arguing with a man in a white shirt and black vest when the man in the vest punched the other man in the face, shows the video. The hoodied man retaliated, throwing several punches that sent the other man flying back to a check-in table and then to the ground.

When the man in the vest stood up, blood ran down his upper face, as seen in the video. The two men continued to argue until other airport workers intervened.

A United Airlines spokesperson said the man in the vest worked for a subsidiary affiliated with the airline. He was not taken into custody after the fight, according to the airline.

The man in the hoodie was taken into custody. It was unclear whether the police had charged him.

“United Airlines does not tolerate any form of violence at our airports or on board our aircraft and we are working with local authorities to further investigate this matter,” a United Airlines spokesperson said in a statement sent by mail. electronic.