San Rafael’s Terra Linda High School Reopened After Bomb Scare

SAN RAFAEL (CBS SF) – A report of a bomb in a bathroom at Terra Linda High School in San Rafael prompted the evacuation of the school for more than two hours Thursday, police said.

School officials notified authorities around 9:15 a.m. that someone had called in a bomb threat on the campus at 320 Nova Albion Way and that the caller sounded like a disguised male voice, according to police.

Officers responded and immediately evacuated the school while requesting the assistance of a bomb-sniffing dog.

While students were cleared to the school’s football field, a search of the campus ensued and no device was found, prompting police to give the all-clear at 11:45 a.m.

Police spokeswoman Margo Rohrbacher said some officers remained on campus until students were done with class for the day at 2:15 p.m.

As an additional precaution, all after-school programs were also canceled for the day, Rohrbacher said.

No suspects had been identified in the incident as of Thursday afternoon.

(Copyright 2012 by CBS San Francisco and Bay City News Service. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

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