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Man arrested at Orlando International Airport over size of carry-on bag

Calvin Liu, 25, accused of pushing officer

Calvin Liu.

ORLANDO, Fla. – A New York man was arrested at Orlando International Airport on Monday evening after a police officer claimed he was pushed in a disagreement over whether the man's carry-on luggage should be checked.

According to an arrest report, Calvin Liu, 25, of Brooklyn, was on board a Delta Airlines flight headed to New York City when he started arguing with flight attendants over the size of his carry-on bags.

When Orlando police arrived at the plane's door, the officer said Liu jumped up and said, "I'm the man you're looking for," and started using profanity in his argument with the flight attendants, claiming he's never had a problem with his baggage size before.

The officer led Liu to the Jetway, where the officer claims Liu used both hands to push him against the wall.

The officer said he took evasive measures to secure Liu's hands behind his back, and he pepper-sprayed Liu in the face.

Liu was transported to the Orange County Jail, and he faces charges of battery on a law enforcement officer, resisting arrest and disorderly conduct.

Liu bonded out of jail Tuesday morning.?


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