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Carlos Steven Caicedo-Orejuela, 26. (Source: Broward Sheriff’s Office)

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PEMBROKE PINES (CBSMiami) — A man apprehended for trespassing at a Broward airport is also facing a charge for spitting on one of the arresting officers.

Hollywood resident Carlos Steven Caicedo-Orejuela, 26, claims he has HIV, the agent of the currently incurable AIDS disease.

Pembroke Pines Police said Caicedo-Orejuela walked onto the runway at North Perry Airport, located along University Drive between Pines Blvd and Pembroke Rd, late Friday afternoon. When they approached him, he ran away.

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Officers with the Pembroke Pines Police Department arresting a man who made his way onto the runway at North Perry Airport. (Source: CBS4)

Moments later he was in their custody.

While being handcuffed, “he claimed to be HIV positive and spit directly and intentionally on a police officer,” officials stated. The investigation revealed that he required medical evaluation, according to their report.

The incident also delayed air travel briefly.

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Caicedo-Orejuela faces a count of battery on an officer as well as trespassing.