Police in Orlando say Hyunjoo Kim, 39, slapped one TSA officer before shoving another several times in the chest in an attempt to get her bag back on Wednesday morning.
Kim was described becoming upset initially over a pat down when entering a passenger checkpoint at the Orlando International Airport.
Once told she was carrying "prohibited items" (her bottles of lotion were too big), she became more upset, yelling profanities at the TSA officers which she has denied despite mutual reports by witnesses.
'TSA takes the safety of our Officers very seriously and any physical assault on our Officers will be referred for criminal prosecution,' the TSA released in a statement on Thursday.
Kim was booked into the Orange County Jail on two counts of battery on transit agents.
She requested that South Korean government officials not be notified of her arrest, according to the arrest report...
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