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Frenchman, 41, arrested after sparking security alert at Gatwick Airport

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  • Sussex Police say the terminal building has now reopen
  • A suspicious package has caused the evacuation of the north terminal at 9.30am
  • A Frenchman, 41, has been arrested by Sussex Police officers
  • Sussex Police said the man had what "appears to be a firearm" with him
  • Bomb explosive experts were called to the scene and carried out a controlled explosion
  • Detective Superintendent Nick May says it's too early to say what the item is

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