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Man arrested for making fake bomb threat at the Miami International Airport

Miami-Dade Corrections and Rehabilitation Department
Miami-Dade Corrections and Rehabilitation Department

A 42-year-old man was arrested on Monday for making a bomb threat at the Miami International Airport.
Authorities say Robert Santiago used one of the airport’s payphones near Terminal J around 7:40 p.m. to place a call to police stating, “Declare nuclear threat to Miami International Airport. Thank you.”
Authorities swept the airport for suspicious devices before deeming the phone call a hoax.
Investigators eventually identified Santiago as their suspect and took him in for questioning.
Santiago told police that he is homeless and is receiving help from the Salvation Army.
He is now facing a charge of making a false report or bomb threat against the government or publicly owned property.