Two arrested, two deputies hurt during airport luggage dispute

A dispute about luggage at Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport led to a scuffle that sent two deputies to the hospital for treatment and led to the arrest of two travelers, officials said.

It happened about 8 a.m. Tuesday when deputies were called to a disturbance on a Delta Airlines flight, said sheriff’s spokeswoman Gina Carter.

“A couple was engaged in a dispute over their luggage with Delta staff,” she said. “When deputies arrived, the couple began a physical altercation with the deputies.”

Both deputies received unspecified injuries during the incident and were taken to the hospital to receive medical attention, she said. or 954-356-4303 or Twitter @WayneRoustan

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