MONTREAL – Montreal police say a suspicious package found at an airport terminal Sunday contained everything needed to make a bomb except the actual explosives.
Spokesman Ian Lafreniere says what was found was not dangerous by itself, but police took no chances.
A 71-year-old man who had a ticket to fly out of Montreal was detained Sunday and is currently being questioned by police. No charges have been laid.
Lafreniere says police also searched an apartment in the residential area of LaSalle and seized some documents but have found “nothing obvious” so far.
The suspicious package was spotted at a security checkpoint in the U.S. departures area of Trudeau airport early Sunday morning.
Lafreniere says operations at the airport are running normally today.