TSA Agent Pats Down 3-Year-Old in Wheelchair

Agents at Chicago's O'Hare Airport scrutinize kid in leg cast
By Neal Colgrass,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 19, 2012 6:23 PM CDT

(Newser) – TSA agents have already been caught patting down a 6-year-old and making a mom pump breast milk. But TSA's finest at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago recently achieved a new level of diligence by patting down a wheelchair-bound 3-year-old in a leg cast. A video of the pat down, posted on Huffington Post, shows the boy squirming in his wheelchair, holding back tears, and saying he wants his mommy. Look closely, and you'll even see a senior with a cane being taken into the same screening area to face TSA scrutiny. (Read more TSA stories.)

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