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Psychiatric report on Blackburn bomb hoaxer
7:00pm Monday 6th August 2012 in Blackburn
A BLACKBURN man who has admitted making a hoax bomb threat to Stansted Airport has has his case adjourned for a second psychiatric report.
Paul Jackson, of Infirmary Street, was arrested after a call was made to police suggesting a van containing a bomb was on its way to the airport.
Counter-terrorism officers raided two houses in Infirmary Street and spent several hours searching the properties.
Paranoid schizophrenic Jackson, 40, has admitted making a false communication.
Judge Graham Knowles granted a one month adjournment for a second psychiatric report at Preston Crown Court yesterday.
Police said patrols were stepped up at the airport as a result of the hoax call.
Jackson was remanded in custody for sentencing on August 31.