An apparently bogus bomb threat prompted an evacuation of San Ysidro High School Wednesday, authorities reported.
A front-office secretary at the Airway Road campus received a call about 10 a.m. from someone who apparently used some sort of computer-generated or recorded voice message to claim that an explosive device would detonate there within five minutes, according to San Diego Police.
Students and staffers gathered on the school’s football field while officers searched the grounds, finding nothing hazardous, said Manuel Rubio, a spokesman for Sweetwater Union High School District.
The emergency was called off after about 45 minutes, and things were back to normal by late morning, according to Rubio. District officials believed that the threat was unsubstantiated, he said.
—City News Service
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