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TSA supervisor groped by passenger, caught on camera

Mike Mason

TSA supervisor groped by passenger, caught on camera

CREATED Jun. 18, 2012 - UPDATED: Jun. 18, 2012

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Turning the tables on TSA. A routine pat down turns into a session of groping gone wild and it ends up with a female Lee County passenger locked in hand-cuffs and it's all caught on camera.

Tonight, Fox 4 finding that passenger who was arrested is actually a former TSA employee. As Four in your Corner's Mike Mason shows us, she had a major problem with how she was treated by her former co-workers.

Even though Carol Price had worked at TSA, she was still given a thorough pat down before going through security. But Price felt the TSA worker crossed the line.

Former TSA worker, Carol Price, arrested at RSW for battery and resisting an officer. This, after she claims a TSA worker touched her inappropriately, prompting her to take matters in to her own hands by apparently groping a TSA supervisor.

It happened on April 20th. Reports show Price was a passenger on a United Airlines flight. This video just now released showing why Price became upset.

At around 12:30 in the afternoon Price goes through security and is pulled aside for additional screening. The TSA worker begins giving Price a pat down, touching her thighs several times and the area around her breasts. Two minutes later the pat down is complete.

The video then shows Price speaking with TSA workers, one even gives her a hug. According to reports Price said: "She had gone through screening and was upset about the required pat down search. Price then approached the supervisor and then reached down to demonstrate and grabbed the supervisor's leg and crotch area as she claimed had happened to her."

The video clearly shows Price grabbing the supervisor. The supervisor states: "Price suddenly and aggressively grabbed my inner thigh and went up with her hands into my pubic bone."

Reports show the supervisor told Price not to touch her and: "Price then stated, ‘You used to be such a (expletive), you deserve it’."

We called Price to get her side of the story but only got her voicemail. We even went to her house but no one came to the door.

After the incident, authorities say Price tried leaving the scene and they arrested her. TSA officials say the pat down was conducted according to procedure.  Price's next court date is July 3rd. We'll let you know how it turns out.

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