Police: Man calls in bomb threat to disrupt ex-girlfriend’s flight at Sea-Tac
SEA-TAC — Port of Seattle Police arrested a 26-year-old man for allegedly calling in a bomb threat Wednesday morning. Police told Q13 FOX News the suspect wanted to disrupt the flight that his ex-girlfriend was taking to Las Vegas.
After receiving the call, airport officials evacuated the 5:30 a.m. Southwest Airlines flight at Sea-Tac.
Officials sent all passengers back to the terminal where they went through another security screening.
Police used K-9 teams to search the plane and found nothing suspicious.
Passengers were then allowed back on the plane and the flight took off shortly before 8:00 a.m.
No other flights were delayed.
Investigators identified the suspect and arrested him at his home in Lake City.
Officers booked him into King County Jail. He faces charges of making a bomb threat and domestic violence threats to harm.