Disturbed man arrested for Rotterdam Airport terrorism threat

Rotterdam The Hague Airport
Rotterdam The Hague Airport. (Maurits90 / Wikimedia Commons)

On Thursday night the police arrested a 45-year-old mentally disturbed man in the investigation into a in Rotterdam on Thursday morning. According to the police, the suspect is an undocumented migrant with a history of making false reports, NU.nl reports

The threat resulted in the police closing down the roads around the airport and doing extra security checks. The police and Koninklijke Marechaussee - a policing force that works as a branch of the Dutch military - also decided to revise security measures at the airport. 

The extra security measures had little effect on the day to day business of the airport. Air traffic also continued as scheduled and passengers arriving and departing hardly noticed that anything was amiss, according to NU.nl.