Texas man banned from United Airlines for allegedly assaulting employee at SFO

San Francisco (cron– A passenger allegedly assaulting a United Airlines employee on a flight on Sunday has been arrested and banned from all future United flights, Nexstar’s KRON confirmed.

An airline representative contacted the San Francisco Police Department Airport Authority just before midnight on Sunday, April 30, after a suspect allegedly assaulted an employee during a flight.

“Our team at San Francisco International Airport immediately contacted law enforcement after a confused customer assaulted one of our service employees during boarding,” a United spokesperson said. told KRON.

SFPD officials responded to the incident at Terminal 3, which is dedicated to United Airlines.

A description of the suspect was provided to officers and he was detained at the terminal. The suspect, 47-year-old Cody Benjamin of Montgomery, Texas, who is Robbins, was arrested and released on assault charges.

He was also banned from all subsequent flights for the airline.

“This customer’s behavior is unacceptable, he has been banned from flying on future United flights, and we are working with local law enforcement to investigate,” United told KRON. “We appreciate the professionalism of our team and their concern for the safety of our customers and their fellow United employees.”

The SFPD said an arrest was made, but the investigation is ongoing.

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