Palm Beach International Evacuated After Man Claims To Have A Bomb

Airport Baggage Claim

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There was a bomb scare at a South Florida airport.

Officials say a man threatened to hurt himself and claimed to have a bomb in his backpack at Palm Beach International Wednesday morning.

According to the Sheriff's Office, it happened at a ticket counter and the entire third floor of the airport had to be evacuated and blocked off.

After a search of the bag, the area was reopened and the man was taken into custody.

No flights appeared to have been impacted by the incident.

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