Video Extra: Man attacks TSA officers

Posted at 7:24 AM, Jun 21, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-21 09:24:43-04

PHOENIX – Surveillance video released by Phoenix officials show a man attacking Transportation Safety Administration officers at Sky Harbor Airport in Phoenix on Tuesday.

Police identified the man as 19-year-old Tyrese Garner from Texas.

In the video, Garner can be seen rushing through a body-scan machine and knocking down one agent. He then swings at other agents before he is taken down.

KPHO reports one TSA agent was taken to the hospital and four others were taken to urgent care.

According to officials, Garner faces assault, criminal trespassing, and resisting arrest charges.

Police said Garner may be mentally disturbed or may have been under the influence of drugs or alcohol.