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Bomb threat reported at Punta Gorda Airport

Bomb threat reported at Punta Gorda Airport
Posted at 6:56 PM, Jan 13, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-14 16:49:12-05

UPDATE -- Officials at the Punta Gorda Airport say a potential threat was not found and all operations are continuing as normal.

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Multiple agencies are investigating after a potential bomb threat was reported at the Punta Gorda Airport, Saturday.

Officials say a conversation pertaining to a bomb threat was overheard.

Charlotte County Deputies arrived on scene along with a K-9 unit from the Lee County Sheriff's Office.

Nothing was found, officials said.

A Punta Gorda Airport spokesperson said the operations are now continuing as normals but there are extra deputies and heightened security for the safety of passengers.