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Flight to Alaska diverted after man tries to kiss girl

Posted: 10:54 PM, Jun 21, 2016
Updated: 2016-06-22 05:54:26Z
A flight bound for Anchorage, Alaska, was reportedly diverted to Seattle after a man tried to kiss a teenager sleeping next to him on the plane.
 
The unidentified 23-year-old California man attempted to kiss the 16-year-old girl during the Alaska Airlines flight, which had departed from Portland, Oregon, according to KCPQ .
 
 
The pilot was notified and reported the incident to police, who arrested the man upon landing at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport around 2 p.m.
 
ABC News reports that the man cooperated with police and was arrested on charges of fourth-degree assault.
 
Meanwhile, the girl was unharmed and remained on the flight as it departed again for Anchorage around 3 p.m. No further details were immediately available.