By Chris Boyette and Jay Croft, CNN
(CNN) — A person tried to hurry via a safety checkpoint on the Phoenix airport, attacking safety officers and injuring 5 TSA brokers, authorities say.
One transportation safety officer was taken to a hospital and 4 to urgent-care clinics, mentioned Lorie Dankers, a spokeswoman for the Transportation Safety Administration. All have been handled and launched.
The person, recognized by Phoenix police as 19-year-old Tyrese Garner of Lubbock, Texas, attacked the officers round 9:45 a.m. Tuesday at a safety checkpoint in Terminal four of Phoenix Sky Harbor Worldwide Airport, Dankers mentioned.
Different transportation safety officers and members of the Phoenix Police Division subdued the person, she mentioned.
The suspect was arrested and charged with prison trespassing and resisting arrest, that are felonies, in addition to 5 counts of misdemeanor assault, Phoenix Police Det. Luis A. Samudio mentioned..
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