Detectives say two water taxi ticket agents sold the fake tickets to a man who was with his family near the Staten Island Ferry Terminal on Saturday afternoon.
Agents say not fakes, but admit some agents mislead about whether ticket go to Statue of Liberty or just around it, causing arguments. 2/2 pic.twitter.com/z9UWiAHMwz— CeFaan Kim (@CeFaanKim) October 29, 2016
The agents also allegedly punched the man several times after he realized the tickets were no good.
Suspect accused of selling fake Statue of Liberty tickets to tourist and then assaulting him. pic.twitter.com/oIjAd6EfBQ— CeFaan Kim (@CeFaanKim) October 29, 2016
Police arrested one agent, identified as Andre Morris of the Bronx. The other agent who is involved remains on the loose.