Suspicious bag at Mountain House High did not contain explosives, authorities say – CBS Sacramento


MOUNTAIN HOUSE (CBS13) – The suspicious backpacking investigation at Mountain House High School is over. The bag did not contain a suspicious device, the San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Office said.

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Early Monday afternoon, the bag and a note warning that there was a bomb inside the bag were found in the school’s multi-purpose room. The sheriff’s office says the note and bag sparked an investigation.

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As a precaution, the school and several neighboring houses were evacuated. The sheriff’s office bomb squad came to the school and investigated the bag, including an x-ray.

School administrators and the sheriff’s office are investigating the perpetrator.

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The students were taken to Julius Cordes Primary School to be picked up by family members.


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