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Shelter-In-Place Ordered After Bomb Threat At Sunnyvale School

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SUNNYVALE (CBS SF) – Students and staff at Fremont High School in Sunnyvale were ordered to shelter in place Thursday afternoon after someone made a bomb threat, according to the Fremont Union High School District.

The shelter-in-place order was issued around 1:30 p.m. after someone called the Sunnyvale Department of Public Safety saying there was a bomb at the high school, located at 589 W Fremont Ave., academic superintendent Kate Jamentz said.

At 2:55 p.m., city officials said officers were conducting a precautionary search of the high school.

Police have since completed a K-9 search of the campus and were allowing students to be dismissed as usual at 3:15 p.m., Jamentz said.

Parents were allowed to come pick up students. She said parents had been notified of the police activity through an emergency notification system.

After-school activities at the campus have been canceled, Jamentz said.

 

(Copyright 2013 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

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