ROMULUS, Mich. (WXYZ) — Representative Rashida Tlaib was briefly taken into custody at Detroit Metro Airport.
Tlaib was taking part in a protest with picketing catering workers at the McNamara Terminal when she was briefly detained.
A spokesperson for Tlaib's office says she was immediately released.
Photos of the protest, which include some showing Tlaib blocking the road, were posted on Twitter.
🚨 BREAKING 🚨 @RashidaTlaib just got arrested with protesting airline catering workers outside @Delta terminal at Detroit Metro Airport.— Diana Hussein 🇱🇧 (@heyadiana) February 14, 2020
Workers are done with unaffordable health care and poverty wages—and aren't giving up until they get the good jobs we deserve.#1job pic.twitter.com/RzwHX6Gy3j