Disabled girl reportedly harassed by TSA security
Child's father speaks out
- Duration 3:12
- Date Feb 23, 2013
Child's father speaks out
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Well many view.
And again and -- -- -- airport security checkpoint on her way to Disney World.
Now -- video -- generated lots of concern from people across the country.
The girl is three year old Lucy -- and it all began when TSA agents -- -- down and -- her wheelchair for chemical residue.
It ended with the TSA apologizing but now the people questioning.
Airport security rules joining us now bone Lucy's father.
Need to work welcomed sir great to have you today.
Talk a moment about your daughter how she doing.
-- she's doing.
-- at this point you know she went back to school it usually -- -- -- -- or your friend there and you know that started last couple days and so she is Erica time -- all into Jeter all right.
-- glad to hear that but when those agents stopped her daughter what was your first reaction.
-- -- -- -- -- I was I was just you know initially -- -- scared for her it was you know concerned about the impact it's -- -- trouble.
I'm this is you know really unreasonable and you know as one of those things you hear about to get picked that you don't really believe in yourself.
And did you try to reason with those guys sit -- government that is just a little girl who's in a wheelchair who has no reason the -- thank.
Well you know initially the issue where she worked through that the check point is that how bad -- the issue became whether or not we -- -- and that's what all.
Commotion kind of speaking about was that any interest -- -- you heard the TSA agent.
I told her several times that it with the legal to -- her.
-- in continue to treat.
And -- -- trying to what I think -- that it was the fact that you're gonna continue to paper.
While well it's what's been heartbreaking for you to see your daughter break down in tears when this was going on.
I was very tough to peer technologies.
Such as gentle and sweet child and you know she's she's not trusting child and was so looking forward to go to the world I don't she wanted to go to Disney World -- that -- -- it was just too much.
Or too much and they -- court -- TSA has apologized are you satisfied.
With their response.
You know -- Right what to -- down or what did illegal UK.
So you know those -- that you issued what it true trust.
In fact he would personally all right to -- down there is the -- director of the USA out of street Louis airport which is so.
So he apologized.
And I'm -- that they were going to undergo additional training that's BJ.
Well our viewers are seeing wonderful shots and your daughter with the folks at Disney so she definitely had.
Big smiles on and we are happy about that.
She -- she had a wonderful time at -- they've really treated her well and -- We're very appreciative -- not.
Well thank you so much mr.
-- appreciate your comments and let's hope this never happens again.
Thank you very much.