Alabama man arrested after fight over face mask at Nashville International Airport

NASHVILLE, TN (WKRN) – A man was shocked with a stun gun at Nashville International Airport after Mero police say he threatened a passenger and airline employees for wearing a mask.

Lucas Cutler, 44, of Alabama, now faces multiple charges.

Subway Police reported that this incident began when Cutler threatened an airplane passenger at Nashville International Airport on Thursday afternoon.

Police have responded to a report of a man boarding an Allegiant Airline flight to Tampa after he allegedly threatened to beat up a passenger.

Lucas Cutler (Courtesy of Metro Nashville Police Department)

Subway Police said airport officers saw Cutler descend the jet deck with bloodshot eyes and slurred speech. He allegedly informed officers that the employee would not let him board without a mask because they were “racist”.

This is just one of many incidents at airports across the country where a passenger has been arrested following a mask incident.

Cutler is charged with public intoxication, resisting arrest and disorderly conduct.

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