A despondent man claiming to have swallowed an explosive device drove a car onto the south side of San Jose International Airport on Sunday morning, police said.
Police said they responded at 7:25 a.m. to the security breach, took the suspect into custody and determined that his claim about an explosive was unfounded.
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.
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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.