Firefighter angry he wasn't allow to bring flag into Jets game
A Peekskill firefighter says he wasn't allowed into the Jets-Cowboys game on Sunday, the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror attacks, because he was wearing an American flag around his shoulders.
Michael Viggiano, a career firefighter with the Peekskill Fire Department, tried wearing an American flag that used to fly at his parents house around his shoulders into the the Jets game at MetLife Stadium.
Viggiano, who spent time at Ground Zero after the attacks, was stunned when security wouldn't allow him to bring in the flag.
Viggiano says he now regrets his decision to leave his flag with security and go into the game.
A spokesperson for MetLife Stadium says its carry-in policy is stated on its website, no banners, signs or flags of any size are allowed. They say it is to prevent the views of fans from being obstructed.