Man arrested over homophobic abuse against Gatwick cabin crew


A man has been arrested on suspicion of using homophobic behaviour or language against a cabin crew member.

Gatwick Police was called to the airport’s north terminal at 5.30pm on Tuesday (August 18).

A police spokesman said a passenger was reported to have been behaving in a disruptive manner on an inbound flight from Split, Croatia.

A spokesman said: “A man aged 48, from Hove, was arrested on suspicion of using threatening, abusive or insulting words and behaviour of a homophobic nature towards a member of the cabin crew.

“He was questioned and bailed until September 26 pending further enquiries.”

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