Amsterdam: The departure hall at Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport was briefly cleared on Monday after a man claimed to have a bomb, national police said in a statement.
Police said the man had been arrested and departure hall 3 had been cleared as a “precautionary measure”.
Koninklijke Marechaussee, the Netherlands military police, tweeted a man with a knife was making the threats before being detained by a trooper.
“Situation at Schiphol under control,” a spokesman said. “Suspect overpowered by the Royal Military Police. Hall released again.”
Earlier the Twitter account for Schipol Airport wrote: “Man threatens with a bomb in Departure hall 3 at Schiphol.
“Currently Departure hall 3 is being evacuated. More information will follow as soon as possible.”