New York Daily News
December 3, 2011
An 85-year-old Long Island grandmother says she plans to sue the TSA after a humiliating strip search on Tuesday by agents at JFK Airport.
“I walk with a walker — I really look like a terrorist,” she said sarcastically. “I’m tiny. I weigh 110 pounds, 107 without clothes, and I was strip-searched.”
She said she normally gets patted down. But this time, she says that two female agents escorted her to a private room and began to remove her clothes.
As she tried to lift a lightweight walker off her lap, she says, the metal bars banged against her leg and blood trickled from a gash.
“My sock was soaked with blood,” she said. “I was bleeding like a pig.”
Full story here.
This article was posted: Saturday, December 3, 2011 at 5:23 pm