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.READ MORE: 'Highway Slingshot Shooter' Fires Ball Bearings at Windows Along San Jose's Guadalupe Freeway
Officers evacuated roughly 40 people and conducted a search of the building and surrounding areas, but did not find anything, Watson said.READ MORE: 3 East Bay School Districts Go All-In on Student Vaccine Mandates
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.MORE NEWS: State-of-the-Art Water Purification Plant Helps Silicon Valley Battle Drought
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