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Man Tasered, Removed From Flight in Miami After Allegedly Touching Passenger Inappropriately

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Man Tasered, Removed From Flight in Miami After Allegedly Touching Passenger Inappropriately

Before the American Airlines Chicago-bound flight was due to take off, a man contacted authorities claiming another man, later named as Jacob A. Garcia, was touching his girlfriend inappropriately, a representative for Miami-Dade police told NBC News. Passenger Adisak Pochanayon told local news station WPLG that the man also shouted racial slurs. "He screamed, 'My people were building civilization while you monkeys were still in trees,' and that really upset a couple other passengers," Pochanayon told WPLG. "And there were a couple of passengers, one of them standing in front of me saying, 'Well, we want to get off the plane.