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Man allegedly calls in bomb threat to disrupt ex-girlfriend’s flight

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SEATTLE – A 26-year-old man was arrested after allegedly calling in a bomb threat.

According to Q13Fox, the man called in a bomb threat to disrupt his ex-girlfriend’s flight.

After receiving the call, airport officials evacuated the 5:30 a.m. Southwest Airlines flight.

Passengers were sent back to the terminal and went through another security screening.

Police say they used K-9 teams to search the plane, but they did not find anything suspicious.

After the search was complete, passengers boarded the plane and took off before 8:00 a.m.

Q13Fox reports investigators identified and arrested the suspect at his home in Lake City.

The suspect is facing charges of making a bomb threat and domestic violence threats to harm.