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Surfers Paradise Man Charged Over Airport Bomb Hoax

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Surfers Paradise Man Charged Over Airport Bomb Hoax

A 50-year-old man has been charged over an incident at Brisbane Airport Saturday night.

At around 9pm, Police were called to the international terminal following reports that a man in the food court was threatening a woman, who is known to him, with a knife.

Police allegedly located a suspicious device and set up an exclusion zone, before the device was deemed non-suspicious.

A second exclusion zone was declared at the Bruce Bishop Carpark in Surfers Paradise just after midnight and revoked at 1.45am.

Police will allege the exclusion zone in Surfers Paradise was a precaution related to the Brisbane Airport incident.

A 50-year-old Surfers Paradise man has been charged with one count each of contravene a domestic violence order, stalking with a weapon, stealing and serious assault police.

He has also been charged with two counts each of making a false statement which can be inferred that there is a plan to damage or destroy a commonwealth air navigation facility, bomb hoax, and common assault.

He is due to appear before the Brisbane Magistrate’s Court on Monday.