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Man charged over Robin Hood Airport bomb Twitter threat

18 February 10 12:37 GMT

A man who allegedly posted an airport bomb threat on micro-blogging website Twitter has been charged with sending a menacing message, police said.

Paul Chambers, 26, of Byram Court in Balby, Doncaster, was reportedly due to fly from Robin Hood Airport in January.

He was arrested on suspicion of communicating a bomb hoax after a post on the website about blowing up the airport was reported to police.

Mr Chambers is due before Doncaster Magistrates' Court on Friday.

South Yorkshire Police said: "A 26-year-old Doncaster man has been charged with sending by public communications network a message that was grossly offensive, or of an indecent, obscene or menacing character contrary to section 127 of the Communications Act 2003."

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