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Robert Boyd-Stevenson from Bristol topping up a phone at the Spar shop in Knowle West at 5.39am on Saturday 29 August – the Bristol man has been jailed for 2 and 1/2 years for carrying out a bomb hoax using the phone. See SWNS story SWBOMB; A 38-year-old man from Bristol has been sentenced to two-and-a-half years in jail after admitting carrying out a bomb hoax at Bristol Airport. Robert Boyd-Stevenson, of Headford Road in Bristol, pleaded guilty to one count of making a bomb hoax (communicating false information) and was sentenced at Bristol Crown Court today (21/1). Stevenson sent a series of text messages containing security threats to a phone linked with the airport on Saturday 29 August. The messages resulted in emergency services attending the scene and the airport raising its security threat level – resulting in normal contingency procedures being activated.

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