November 10, 2018 12:12 pm
Updated: November 10, 2018 1:12 pm

Hamilton man charged after allegedly threatening airport, hospital online

Hamilton's John C. Munro International Airport is seen in this file photo.

Hamilton International Airport

Hamilton police say a man has been charged after he allegedly threatened an airport and a hospital.

Police were called to Hamilton’s John C. Munro International Airport after 10:00 p.m., on Wednesday night to investigate the threat, which was made on social media and also concerned Hamilton Health Sciences.

No flights were disrupted as a result of the investigation and police say both the airport and the hospitals are safe.

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They say officers searched a Hamilton home on Friday and arrested a 22-year-old local man without incident.

Anthony Antoski-Southon of Hamilton is facing several charges, including three counts of uttering threats to cause death, as well as charges of mischief, unauthorized use of a computer and failing to comply with recognizance.

He is being held for a bail hearing.

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 – With files from The Canadian Press 

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