Police will maintain a heightened presence at Troy High School in Fullerton Tuesday in response to a bomb threat that led to a brief evacuation at two schools.
The threat was phoned in about 1:30 p.m. Monday, with the caller claiming pipe bombs had been planted at the school, said Fullerton police Sgt. Carin Wright. The secretary who received the call hung up before the caller said more.
With help from a bomb-sniffing dog on loan from Cal State Fullerton, police officers scoured the campus and found no sign of explosives, then gave the all-clear for students to return, Wright said, adding that police will have a heightened presence on the Troy campus Tuesday.
Educators at La Vista High School at 909 N. State College Blvd. organized a partial evacuation due to its close proximity to Troy, Wright said.
Because the threat came during the last class of the day, many students were just picked up by their parents.
The scare in Fullerton coincided with two bomb threats at two elementary schools in Glendale.