Fake Bomb Scare Affects Toronto-To-Chicago Passengers on United Airlines Flight.
A United Airlines flight bound for Chicago was grounded Thursday morning April 6, 2017 after a fake explosive device was found in a traveler’s suitcase.
US customs agents discovered the mock device in a pre-clearance area at Toronto’s International Airport.
Joseph Galaska, age 58, from Milwaukee, was arrested and is now charged by Toronto law enforcement authorities with Mischief.
Passengers were delayed on the tarmac for several hours, before being escorted off and re-screened.
Police say there is no threat, but the investigation continues.
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