Fla. woman kicked off train for singing
MIAMI, Fla. -- The mayor of Miami-Dade County has apologized to an 82-year-old woman who was kicked off a Metrorail train.
Emma Anderson said she was singing religious hymns on the train Feb. 20 when a private security guard told her to step off the train.
A cellphone video taken by a fellow passenger shows the guard physically removing Anderson from the train at the Brickell station. Anderson fell as she struggled with the guard for her rolling suitcase.
Mayor Carlos Gimenez issued an apology to Anderson.
Miami-Dade Transit also issued a statement that says county rules prohibit anyone from "singing, dancing or playing a musical instrument" without a commercial permit.
Transit spokeswoman Karla Damian says Anderson's singing was causing a disturbance.
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