MetroLink security guard beating caught on video

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Several people cheer as a female MetroLink fare collector was beaten by another woman at the Hanley station Monday. The fight was caught on video and posted to Facebook.

The video was posted with the caption, “Fighting the security guard at the Forest Metrolink Station all because she didn’t have a valid ticket.”

A MetroLink worker tells FOX 2 that, “I thought it was a perfect example of what the workers really go through. It’s not just the public that is attacked. It shows how the public will cheer at us getting attacked.”

Police are searching for the woman who attacked the security guard. The victim is in the hospital to be treated for injuries to her face.

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