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Florida man arrested for making bomb threat at Florida airport

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — A 74-year-old Florida man was arrested Saturday for making a bomb threat after he got upset with an agent at an airline ticket counter, investigators said.

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Broward County Sheriff’s Office said Wegal Rosen got into an argument with an employee at a ticket counter at the Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport, left his carry on bag and started to walk away, WPLG reported.

When the worker told Rosen to take his luggage, he said there was a bomb in it, deputies said. He then left the bag and walked to Terminal 3, WSVN reported.

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The threat prompted the evacuation of two terminals and shut down entry to the airport while authorities responded.

Rosen was arrested and charged with one count of false report concerning planting a bomb, explosive or weapon of mass destruction, according to arrest records.

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