Bomb threat email prompts lockdown at Santa Susana High School in Simi Valley

Santa Susana High School in Simi Valley is seen in this aerial view captured by AIR7 HD on Wednesday, April 6, 2016. (KABC)

A bomb threat prompted a lockdown at Santa Susana High School in Simi Valley on Wednesday, police said.

Simi Valley police said they were contacted by the Simi Valley Unified School District Wednesday shortly before 11 a.m. about an email indicating a potential bomb threat on campus at Santa Susana High School.

After being alerted by the district, police decided to place the school on lockdown as a precaution while officers searched the campus.

No evidence of a bomb was found after a search of the campus. The school released students at 3 p.m.

Some officers remained at the campus, as the incident remains under investigation.

According to police, the school district informed parents about the lockdown.

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