Call sparks false alarm at Westchester County Airport

July 28, 2012 6:07:24 AM PDT
Authorities say no explosives were found on board two planes at Westchester County Airport after a phone tip prompted a search.

An airport spokesman says a caller told officials he overheard two men talking about explosives aboard a flight to Atlanta on Friday at 7 p.m. As a precaution, police searched two Atlanta-bound planes with bomb-sniffing dogs and re-screened all luggage.

No explosives were found.

The flights were delayed for about two hours and took off at about 9:30 p.m. Police are investigating the phone tip.

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