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Mississauga man faces charges after bomb scare at Waterloo airport

The passenger terminal at the Region of Waterloo International Airport in Breslau. Nick Westoll / File / Global News

Waterloo Regional Police say a Mississauga man is facing charges in connection with the bomb scare at Waterloo International Airport in Breslau, Ont., on Monday.

A bomb was reported to be on a plane at the airport at around 2 p.m. on Monday, police say.

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Officers arrested a man and the plane was also quickly evacuated.

The suspect had allegedly told someone else on the plane that there was an explosive device on board, police say.

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Police say the airport was shut down for several hours as the plane was cleared. No bomb was discovered.

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A 28-year-old Mississauga man is facing charges of uttering death threats and mischief.

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