(CBS) — A person was escorted from a plane and taken into custody Friday after making a bomb threat at O’Hare International Airport, according to Chicago Police.
Authorities were called with reports of the male making a threat about 1:45 p.m., according to police News Affairs Officer Thomas Sweeney.READ MORE: Katrina Pierce Charged With Using Names Of Homicide Victims To Collect Tax Refunds And Stimulus Checks, And She Has Gone To Prison Before For Similar Schemes
He was escorted from the plane and “the area was rendered safe and clear,” Sweeney said.READ MORE: Chicago Hotels Expected To Lose $2 Billion In Revenue By Year's End, Report Says
Police say the flyer is a 34-year-old man; charges are pending.MORE NEWS: Pilsen Nonprofit Tackles Food Insecurity: 'Who Better To Understand Our Challenges Than Ourselves?'
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