A portion of the Los Angeles International Airport was evacuated Thursday morning after a man claimed he had a bomb, KTLA out of Los Angeles reported. 

A man at the Terminal 7 ticket counter claimed he had a bomb in his bag, according to an LAX spokesperson. 

The man was taken into custody by airport police. A bomb squad has since cleared the bag, saying that nothing harmful was found inside. 

Terminal 7 was evacuated because of the threat. It is unknown whether any flights were delayed because of the scare. 

The evacuation has now been lifted.

Check back for updates on this developing story.