Schools bomb hoaxes: Teenager is jailed for nationwide threats

George Duke-Cohan being arrested Image copyright National Crime Agency
Image caption The moment 19-year-old George Duke-Cohan was arrested by NCA officers

A teenager who sent thousands of hoax bomb threats to schools and triggered an American airline security scare has been jailed for three years.

George Duke-Cohan, 19, sparked nationwide panic and a transatlantic investigation from the bedroom of his home in Watford, Hertfordshire.

He pleaded guilty at Luton Crown Court in September to three counts of making hoax bomb threats.

It followed an investigation by the National crime Agency (NCA).

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