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Police: Woman Claimed to Possess Bomb at Lawton Airport

Lawton, Oklahoma - The details of a bomb threat that occurred at the Lawton-Fort Sill Regional Airport has just been released.

A police report taken on July 8 states that a woman handed over her checked bag to a TSA agent and told him there was a bomb inside. The agent screened the bag, but found nothing, and cleared the woman for a flight.

According to the report, an airport security compliance officer later heard the TSA agent and another employee talking about the incident and called Homeland Security to question the woman while the FBI performed a background check.

After being given the all clear, the woman was allowed to fly.

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