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Bomb threat prompts evacuation at Montebello school

Students at Schurr High School in Montebello were evacuated to the field due to a bomb threat on Monday, Oct. 8, 2012.

October 8, 2012 12:00:00 AM PDT
A bomb threat prompted an evacuation at a Montebello school on Monday, but no device was found.

Authorities received a call about a bomb at Schurr High School at 820 N. Wilcox Ave. at 7:49 a.m. Students were evacuated to the field as police searched the campus.

No device was found where the item was said to be, police said. An unattended backpack found at the tennis courts was cleared by the bomb squad.

The incident was cleared just before 11 a.m.