A passenger on board of Newark-bound United Airlines flight has claimed to have “poisoned everyone on board”.
The suspect is being restrained by others on board and there is no evidence that passengers have been poisoned, Eyewitness News reports.
The United Airlines flight, from Hong Kong, is set to land at 2:05 p.m.
Law enforcement officials in New York and Washington, D.C., are aware of the incident and are responding.
The man and others on board will be interviewed when plane lands.