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LAX Terminal 7 partially evacuated after threat

Police investigate following a bomb threat at Los Angeles International Airport on Thursday, April 17, 2014.

April 17, 2014 8:56:36 AM PDT
Terminal 7 at Los Angeles International Airport was partially evacuated Thursday after a man told officials that he had a bomb in his bag.

Authorities say the male suspect approached the ticketing counter and said he had a bomb at about 7:40 a.m. Airport police responded and took the man into custody.

Investigators evaluated the bag and determined there was nothing harmful found inside just before 9 a.m.

The suspect's name was not released. Police say he was taken to UCLA Harbor General Hospital for a 72-hour evaluation.

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