Canadian Man Arrested At Amsterdam Airport For Alleged Bomb Threat
AMSTERDAM – At Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport a 51-year-old Canadian man has been arrested after allegedly claiming he had a bomb by authorities .
The incident occurred Monday 31st December 2018 evening in one of the airport’s departure halls, said by Joanna Helmonds, a spokesperson for the border police agency in the Netherlands.
Joanna Helmonds also said the hall was evacuated as a precaution.
She added police are continuing to investigate and that more information will be available on Tuesday.
She also says he is facing charges in connection to making a false bomb report.
Tweets by the border police say no explosives were found and the man was held in custody.The terminal was reopened after the arrest.
Further information, such as the man’s identity or what province he was from, is not available yet as the investigation is ongoing.