Suspect Arrested At LaGuardia With Fake Bomb

The Central Terminal at LaGuardia was evacuated today and a man with a fake bomb was arrested, several sources reported. The airport was closed for several hours, with no flights going out and all incoming flights diverted. Flights resumed around 8 a.m.  and the Central Terminal was reopened shortly before 9 a.m., but its Concourse C remained closed as a crime scene. The New York Daily News said several passengers alerted authorities about a man who looked drunk; when approached, he claimed to have a bomb.

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