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CMPD: Man said he had bomb at airport

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) -

A man was arrested after telling two people at Charlotte Douglas International Airport that he had a bomb in his luggage, according to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department.

The incident happened Saturday, January 12, around 8 p.m.

Felipe Moraga Martin, 24, was a passenger on a US Airways flight that was in the process of boarding.

CMPD said Martin was asked twice about the contents of his carry-on luggage. Both times he said he was in possession of a bomb.

Martin was arrested and charged with a felony false bomb report at a public building.

He was taken to jail and placed under a $2,000 secured bond.

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