Hoboken Man Arrested for False Bomb Threat at Newark Airport, Reports Say
The arrest took place on Sunday morning.
HOBOKEN, NJ -- A 35-year-old Hoboken man was arrested on Sunday morning for allegedly making a false bomb threat at Newark Liberty International Airport, the Star-Ledger reported.
Stephen Foley III allegedly claimed that he had a bomb in his shoe while going through a check point in Terminal C of the airport, the paper reported.
There ended up being no bomb in his shoe, a Transportation Security Administration official told the Ledger, but the security check point was closed for seven minutes.
Foley's bomb threat was the second of the day, according to CBS. Around 10 a.m. on Sunday, 44-year-old Israeli Eran Hess, was arrested after coming off a flight from Tel Aviv, the network reported.