Man tasered by authorities at Toronto airport

Video posted online shows a man being tasered and arrested after allegedly trying to pass through a secured boarding area and onto a Turkish Airlines flight.

The incident happened at Toronto's Pearson International Airport on Thursday.

According to, the man was carrying a briefcase and would not respond to officers.

Police say the man was in his 20s, did not suffer any injuries, and was taken to a nearby hospital to be assessed by doctors.

An airport passenger posted the video online.