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Fake bomb threat at Austin Straubel Airport

Fake bomb threat at Austin Straubel Airport
Posted at 7:25 PM, Oct 27, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-27 20:25:38-04

The Brown County Sheriff's Office says a woman is in custody after making a fake bomb threat at the Austin Straubel Airport.

Deputies say that a woman told security that she had a bomb in her backpack.

Officers responded and took her into custody.

She was jailed on charges of making terrorist threats.

Deputies say the woman was possibly suffering from mental or emotional health issues.

Operations at the airport were briefly interrupted, but they are now back to normal.