LAX terminal evacuated after comment

LOS ANGELES Airport spokesman Albert Rodriguez says a man on a Southwest Airlines flight from El Paso, Texas made the comment Sunday afternoon at about 2 p.m.

Rodriguez says a police bomb squad found no weapons or explosives when they searched the man and his luggage as he got off the plane.

Authorities say the man is now in the custody of the FBI, which is continuing the investigation.

More than 1,800 passengers had flights delayed. Rodriguez says operations returned to normal at about 4 p.m.

 

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