2 Spirit Airlines agents injured after passengers attack them over luggage

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Wednesday, January 20, 2021
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Police say tensions escalated over luggage as a Spirit Airlines flight was boarding on Sunday night.

DETROIT, Michigan (WABC) -- Two people were injured when a brawl broke out at an airport in Detroit.

Police say tensions escalated as a Spirit Airlines flight was boarding on Sunday night.

The airline says three passengers attacked its agents after a dispute over luggage.

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Staffers got into an argument with the three suspects over the size of their carry-on bags.

Two Spirit Airlines agents were hurt.

Two people have been arrested and another person was cited.

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