Former NFL participant Brendan Langley arrested, United worker fired after brawl at Newark airport - NBC information

Former NFL participant Brendan Langley was arrested on an assault can charge and a new Jersey airport employee become fired after the two acquired right into a bloody brawl at the United airlines check-in counter.

The battle, partly captured on cellphone video and posted to social media, happened Thursday simply after eleven a.m. at Newark Liberty international Airport.

within the video, the worker appears to slap Langley in the face and Langley hits him lower back. the two guys exchange phrases and Langley throws a punch but the worker dodges it.

Langley then strikes toward the employee and throws more punches, hitting the person in the face. the man stumbles over some bags and processes Langley, the video indicates.

Brendan Langley Denver Broncos vast receiver Brendan Langley throughout the hole day of the group's practising camp in 2019.David Zalubowski / AP file

the two guys proceed combating as different passengers movement out of the way. Langley and the employee in short separate and trade some greater words before the worker hits Langley in the face, the video shows.

"You saw that s---," Langley says earlier than performing to again and again punch the worker.

The worker falls and is seen bleeding from above his left eye. in the video, the employee gets up and methods Langley as two airport employees come over and damage up the brawl.

The video doesn't reveal what led up to the fight. Langley, 27, changed into accused of using improperly the usage of a wheelchair to move his baggage, United airways pointed out.

Langley become arrested by police and launched on his own recognizance, Port Authority talked about in an announcement.

The unidentified worker, who works for United floor categorical, a subsidiary of United airways, changed into fired.

"United airways does not tolerate violence of any variety at our airports or on board our planes and we're working with local authorities to additional examine this remember," the airline said in an announcement.

Langley most currently performed as a wide receiver for the Calgary Stampeders, a Canadian football crew.

Jay Blackman contributed.

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