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Last Updated: Monday, 26 September 2005, 06:14 GMT 07:14 UK
Airport bomb joke woman arrested
A plane taking off at Exeter Airport
Exeter Airport said it took security matters seriously
A pregnant woman was arrested at a Devon airport after causing a security alert at the site.

The incident happened at Exeter Airport on Sunday evening when the woman joked to staff that she was carrying a bomb in her luggage.

The woman was arrested at the scene and taken to Devon and Cornwall Police's headquarters at nearby Middlemoor.

She was cautioned and later released, police said. The airport said it had a zero-tolerance policy in such matters.




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