October 2nd, 2013
10:30 AM ET

Suspect Charged In Bomb Scare At Jacksonville Airport

A bomb scare that forced the evacuation of Jacksonville International Airport was a hoax, officials said Wednesday.

A suspect was arrested after the incident Tuesday, CNN's John Berman reports.

Zeljko Causevic, 39, is charged with one count of making a false report about planting a bomb, and one count of manufacturing, possessing, selling or delivering a "hoax bomb," according to Jacksonville Aviation Authority spokesman Michael Stewart.

He was arrested at the airport.

There was no immediate public statement by an attorney on Causevic's behalf.

The FBI is assisting in the probe.

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