Two Pomona High School students were arrested for allegedly making bomb threats recently at the school, police reported Friday.

Pomona High School. Photo via Wikimedia Commons

The suspects, ages 15 and 16, were taken into custody on Thursday, according to the Pomona Police Department. Information on the gender and identities of the suspects were not released.

The younger teen was arrested on suspicion of making a false report of a bomb and making criminal threats; the older teen was arrested on suspicion of conspiracy, according to police, who said the threats were made Tuesday and Wednesday.

Pomona police and school staff evacuated the campus on both occasions.

“Extensive searches of the campus were conducted to ensure the safety of the students and no explosive devices were located,” according to a police statement. “The Pomona Police Department takes all threats seriously and will always take immediate action to ensure the safety of the community.”

— City News Service

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