FBI Investigating Alleged Assault On United Airlines Flight Headed To Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The FBI is investigating a report of an assault on a female passenger on-board an United Airlines flight from Newark, New Jersey to Charlotte, North Carolina on December 5th.

The suspect was located and multiple interviews have been conducted, according to a news release from the FBI.

No arrests have been made at this time but the investigation is ongoing.  The FBI says they will be consulting with the U.S. Attorney’s Office of the Western District of North Carolina on the case.

No other details have been released at this time.  United Airlines released this statement,

“The safety of our customers is our top priority, and we are working closely with authorities as they conduct their investigation.”