Family kicked out of Universal Studios because dad wore police shirt

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ORLANDO, Fla. —

A South Florida father said his daughter's Sweet 16 surprise turned into a nightmare after he was kicked out of Universal Studios because of the shirt he was wearing.

Christian Jarosz said he was at the park on his way to see Blue Man Group on Saturday night, when park security surrounded his family.

Jarosz said security told him he couldn't wear a police shirt in the park.

When they stopped by one of the park's shops to buy a new shirt, the family said even more security showed up.

The family said security told them not to bother and that the family had to leave or they would be arrested.

"'Don't bother. You guys are out of here.' We're like, 'What are you talking about?'" said Christian Jarosz.

"I was thinking, 'What is going on? I just want to see Blue Man Group with my friend. I'm just excited my family took me here,'" said daughter Sabrina Jarosz.

A spokesman for Universal said for safety reasons only law enforcement personnel are allowed to wear shirts in the park identifying them as police officers.

The family said they eventually did get a refund for their Blue Man Group tickets.

Jarosz said the T-shirt was a gift from his brother, who is a police officer in New York.