Chaffey College Rancho Cucamonga campus classes canceled due to investigation

Chaffey College, 5885 Haven Ave., Rancho Cucamonga (Google Maps)

The Rancho Cucamonga campus of Chaffey College was locked down Thursday afternoon while authorities searched for a possible threat for approximately two hours.

Campus police and San Bernardino County sheriff's deputies were conducting a search on the campus at about 2 p.m. People on campus were advised to stay in place during the investigation.

Chaffey College tweeted: "Please stay in place or proceed to the closest building. Please follow all law enforcement directions."

Rancho Cucamonga campus classes scheduled after 3:30 p.m. were cancelled due to the investigation, the school tweeted at 2:30 p.m.

A sheriff's helicopter and an Ontario airship were in the air over scene, according to the sheriff's department.

Sheriff's personnel completed a search of the perimeter, and deputies were clearing the campus of students and faculty. Interior searches were continuing, according to a department tweet at 3:10 p.m.

"Class cancellations are for the RANCHO CAMPUS only. Classes at Fontana and Chino to be held as scheduled," the school tweeted.

"The search at #chaffeycollege is complete. The area is clear and nothing located," the sheriff's department tweeted at about 4 p.m.

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