NEWARK (CBS SF) — The Newark Police Department said Friday it investigated a bomb threat sent to the Newark Unified School District earlier that day in a mass email.
In a tweet sent Friday afternoon, the department said it determined the threat wasn’t credible.READ MORE: Study Shows Wildfire Smoke Much More Harmful Than Auto Pollution
The department said it was working with the district and other agencies to identify the source of the threat.
@newark_usd has received anonymous bomb threat messages via apparent mass email. Our SRO team is working w NUSD & other lE agencies on identifying the source
As a precaution we have also conducted site security walk throughs & determined the threats are not considered credible pic.twitter.com/GcBL9aJw4mREAD MORE: COVID: E. Bay Teachers Union At Odds With District Plan To Get Students Back On Campus
— Newark Police Department (@NewarkCA_Police) September 4, 2020
Officers began patrolling the district office’s campus as a precaution. No students were on campus due to the district they are attending online classes due to the COVID-19 pandemic.MORE NEWS: Woman Arrested For Anti-Asian Attacks In Mountain View
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