A Bognor Regis man has been charged with making a hoax call claiming a bomb was at one of two major UK airports.
Kevin Flynn, 31, of Wellington Road, has been charged with making a phone call to police on July 31 falsely stating a bomb was being taken on board a New York-bound aircraft at either Heathrow or Gatwick.
He has also been charged with a separate offence of assault by battery on 32-year old Bognor woman on July 20.
The charges follow an investigation by West Sussex-based police officers.
Flynn will appear at Worthing Magistrates Court tomorrow (August 31).