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Drunken Man Taken Into Custody At LAX After Assaulting Officer

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) - Los Angeles International Airport Police took a man into custody on Thursday afternoon, after he punched an officer in the chest while being escorted from his terminal, per TMZ.

The man, whom was intoxicated at the time of the incident, was denied boarding due to his state of inebriation. He began to make a scene, and officers were called to assist with the disturbance.

As they escorted him from the terminal, he punched one officer in the chest, before being promptly tackled and detained by law enforcement. He was taken into custody for both public intoxication and battery on an officer.

He can be heard shouting, "You ruined my f---ing night dude!" and "Now I have to travel a whole other day!"

A report from LAX PD indicated that the man is 23-years-old, but his identity was not yet made available to the public.

He was supposed to be boarding a Delta flight headed to New York from LAX.

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