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Hamilton man charged after allegedly threatening airport, hospital online

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

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He is being held for a bail hearing.

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 РWith files from The Canadian Press 

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