Police called to Eilat airport after travelers verbally assault airport security staff

July 31, 2015 14:49


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Police were called to the Eilat airport Friday after two travelers verbally assaulted two security workers at the Eilat airport, Israel Police reported.

The women, one of whom was British and the other an Israeli, were heading to their flight from Eilat to Sde Dov airport in Tel Aviv when they began to verbally harass an airport worker asking security questions and later an airport security agent.

Police were called to the scene and the British woman was released from custody. Meanwhile, the Israeli suspect was taken into police custody in Eilat for using a expressions that police described as "unacceptable."

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