Disruptive passenger arrested on Christmas day

By Laura Ann Sills - email

Detroit, MI (WTVM) - A man was taken into custody Sunday, December 27th in Detroit after another incident aboard NWA flight 253 from Amsterdam.

Police say a Nigerian man in his 30s barricaded himself in the aircraft's bathroom for several hours.  The unidentified man reportedly boarded the plane in Nigeria with no luggage.

The TSA says law enforcement met the plane upon arrival and arrested the suspect.  He has been moved to a remote location at the airport for additional screening.

Another passenger was arrested Christmas Day for reportedly trying to set off some sort of explosive aboard the same flight.


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