De Telegraaf reported that on Monday evening security responded to a bomb threat in Departure Hall 3 at Schiphol.
The Marechaussee [Dutch military police] temporarily evacuated the hall and its immediate environs as a precaution, according to a statement by the Marechaussee. The suspect was taken away, witnesses report.
The entire situation lasted about a half an hour. According to the Marechaussee, the situation is under control as the suspect was overpowered.
A Marechaussee spokesperson said no force was used in the arrest. The departure hall has been re-opened. The arrested suspect is a 51-year-old Canadian. No explosives were found. He is being held for further investigation.
According to bystanders the man is alleged to have shouted “Allahu Akhbar!” and screamed that he had a bomb.