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Teen makes terrorist prank phone call to Jet Express

A male juvenile claiming to be a terrorist threatened to blow up one of the Jet Express boats during a prank phone call early Tuesday. A male juvenile claiming to be a terrorist threatened to blow up one of the Jet Express boats during a prank phone call early Tuesday.

PORT CLINTON, OH (Toledo News Now) - Police in Port Clinton said a juvenile claiming to be a terrorist threatened to blow up one of the Jet Express boats during a prank phone call.

A male called Jet Express with an "Arabic accent" claiming he was associated with al-Qaida and would blow up one of the boats. The incident was reported just after midnight Tuesday. Jet Express was already in the process of closing for the evening and notified the Port Clinton Police Department.

The phone number was captured on caller ID and traced to a home in Bellevue where police determined it was a prank.

So far, charges have not yet been filed against the juvenile male. The Ottawa County Prosecutor's Office is reviewing the incident.

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