OAKLAND (CBS SF) – Police have given the all-clear after a bomb threat forced the evacuation of dozens of people at the Cerebral Palsy Center for the Bay Area in Oakland Thursday morning, police said.

Officers responded to a report of a bomb threat at the center at 4500 Lincoln Ave. at about 9:05 a.m., Officer Johnna Watson said. The threat had been called in to the center by phone.

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Officers evacuated roughly 40 people and conducted a search of the building and surrounding areas, but did not find anything, Watson said.

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The building has been deemed safe and those evacuated have been allowed back inside. The county bomb squad was not called to the scene, Watson said.

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