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FBI: Hunt Continues For Suspect In Bomb Threats Against Jets

A worker closes the door to a Delta Airlines airplane sitting on the tarmac at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015, in Atlanta. Police were searching the Delta airplane and a Southwest airplane at Atlanta's main airport after authorities received what they described as "credible" bomb threats. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
A worker closes the door to a Delta Airlines airplane sitting on the tarmac at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015, in Atlanta. Police were searching the Delta airplane and a Southwest airplane at Atlanta's main airport after authorities received what they described as "credible" bomb threats. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
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An FBI agent says law officers are continuing to pursue a suspect after someone made bomb threats targeting two jets bound for Atlanta, prompting F-16 fighter jets to escort the planes.

FBI Special Agent Stephen Emmett told The Associated Press on Sunday that the agency is continuing to pursue leads in an effort to locate the individual responsible for the threats.

No bombs were found in searches of both planes after they landed safely in Atlanta on Saturday.

Airport officials say the threats targeted Southwest Airlines Flight 2492, which arrived at Atlanta from Milwaukee, Wisconsin and Delta Air Lines Flight 1156, which arrived from Portland, Oregon.

Preston Schlachter, a spokesman for the North American Aerospace Defense Command, says the threats were posted on the social media network Twitter.