Man who allegedly ingested an explosive device arrested at San Jose airport
San Jose, California – On Sunday morning, a man who claimed that have ingested an explosive device drove a vehicle onto the south side of San Jose International Airport, according to the police.
Officers responded to the security breach around 7:25 a.m., arrested the man, and discovered that his allegation regarding an explosive was false.
He appeared to be having a mental health crisis and would receive services, police said on social media. The suspect will be booked into jail on suspicion of several charges.
Police didn’t release information about where the suspect was detained, or how he gained access to the area. More details would be released later in the day, a spokesperson said.
Some delays occurred at the airport during the incident, but police said operations have since returned to normal and there was no ongoing public safety threat.