Man Arrested After Breaching Security, Allegedly Striking TSA Agents at Chicago O’Hare

iStock/Thinkstock(CHICAGO) — An Illinois man was arrested after breaching security at Chicago O'Hare airport and allegedly striking law enforcement officers who attempted to arrest him, police said.

The man, identified as 21-year-old Malik Steffon Neal, was arrested just before 5 a.m., police said.

"Neal entered a restricted area without a valid ticket and ignored agents along with Chicago Police officers commands to stop," the Chicago Police Department said in a statement. "Neal then struck several officers as they attempted to place him into custody."

The officers suffered non-life threatening injuries and were transported to an area hospital, according to the statement.

Neal was taken into custody and charged accordingly, police said, without specifying what charges he currently faces.

Video posted to social media shows Neal being removed from the airport by several law enforcement officers.

Copyright © 2017, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.

Check Also

What to see and what to skip in Los Angeles

iStock/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES) -- The City of Angels is getting all dolled up over the next decade - the Summer Olympics are coming to L.A. in 2028! For value seekers, though, the time to visit is now, thanks to more places to stay - 9,000 new hotel ro...