Stansted Airport Hoax Bomb Threat: 40-Year-Old Paul Jackson Charged
A40-year-old man was remanded in custody today when he appeared in court charged with making a hoax bomb threat at Stansted Airport.
Paul Jackson, 40, of Infirmary Street, Blackburn, Lancashire, appeared at Blackburn Magistrates' Court to answer a charge of communicating false information, a spokeswoman for Lancashire Police said.
He is alleged to have made a call warning that a van was on its way to the Essex airport with explosives on board yesterday morning.
A second man, also aged 40 and from Blackburn, was also arrested yesterday in connection with the offence but has been released without charge.
Jackson will appear in court again on Monday.