Man charged after ‘attempting to open emergency exit door’ and ‘stabbing attendant in neck’ on flight

A man has been charged and arrested after allegedly attempting to open an emergency exit door while onboard a flight from Los Angeles to Boston – before then trying to stab a flight attendant in the neck, prosecutors have said.

Francisco Severo Torres, 33, was charged with one count of interference and attempted interference with flight crew members and attendants using a dangerous weapon, according to the US Attorney’s Office, District of Massachusetts.

Mark Gibson

Graduates in Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 1990. Move to Los Angeles California in 2004. Specialized in Internet journalism.

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