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A bomb threat was called into an Altadena elementary school but no explosives were found and no one was hurt.
Altadena deputies responded at 9:51 a.m. Wednesday to Jackson Elementary School at 593 W. Woodbury Road for a report of a bomb threat.
A school employee told deputies a man phoned in the threat, indicating he was going blow up the school.
The suspect did not say at what time in which the incident was to occur, nor did he provide any details regarding the description of the device, authorities said.
The suspect also did not provide any details regarding where the device was located.
Deputies conducted a search of the school, along with the assistance of four bomb detection dogs and school personnel who were familiar with the campus.
No explosive or unfamiliar devices were detected, authorities said, and there was no known motives or a suspect identified.
“The school has been checked by the police, Altadena sheriff’s, and the `all clear’ has been given, so school has resumed its normal operations,” said Pasadena Unified School District spokeswoman Hilda Ramirez Horvath.
School (personnel) are trained to manage emergencies and really keep children focused and calm during things like this so children have resumed their school day as normal.”
—City News Service