© handoutAndrea Fornella Abbott, 41, was arrested after she raged on TSA agents at Nashville airport for trying to give her daughter a pat down search.
An overprotective mom's trip from Nashville to Baltimore took a brief detour to the slammer.

Andrea Fornella Abbott, 41, was arrested at Nashville airport after she went wild on Transportation Security Administration agents for trying to give her daughter a pat down search.

Nashville police said Abbot, from Clarksville, Tenn., shouted and swore at TSA agents, saying she didn't want her young daughter to have her "crotch grabbed."

The trouble started on Saturday after Abbott refused to go through the airports body scanning device, The Tennessean reported.

"(Abbott) told me in a very stern voice with quite a bit of attitude that they were not going through that X-ray," security officer Sabrina Birge told police.

Birge said she told Abbott that the machine was "not an X-ray" and "10,000 times" safer than her cell phone.

"I still don't want someone to see our bodies naked," Abbott fumed, according to police.

After Abbott refused to cool her heels - she allegedly attempted to try to shoot video of the agents with her cell phone - cops cuffed her and hauled her off to jail.

She was released on bond on Saturday night. Cops didn't release her daughter's name or age.

Last month, the head of the TSA ordered agents to avoid giving children pat down searches.

The policy change came after several videos showing screeners searching kids went viral, sparking months of criticism.