Airport staff ‘exposed woman’s breasts, laughed’
Thursday, November 18, 2010
A WOMAN is suing over an incident where airport staff allegedly pulled down her top and joked about her breasts in public view.
The 23-year-old traveller, from Amarillo, US, is suing the US Government for the emotional distressed she says the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agents caused.
“As the TSA agent was frisking plaintiff, the agent pulled the plaintiff’s blouse completely down, exposing plaintiffs’ breasts to everyone in the area,” the lawsuit said.
The lawsuit claims that other employees laughed and made jokes about the incident “for an extended period of time”.
The distraught woman left the screening area to be consoled but when she re-entered the boarding area employees allegedly started joking about the matter.
“One male TSA employee expressed to the plaintiff that he wished he would have been there when she came through the first time and that ‘he would just have to watch the video,’” the suit said.