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Suspicious Device Discovered At C.K. McClatchy High School

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UPDATE 1:29 p.m.: The Sacramento Police Department reports that "the item has been rendered safe." An investigation into the suspicious device will continue.


UPDATE 1:09 p.m.: The bomb unit is detonating the suspicious device at C.K. McClatchy High School, according to the department's Twitter account. The department advises that a loud noise may be heard.

 


Original Post: The Sacramento Police Department reported that a suspicious device was found at C.K. McClatchy High School at approximately 9 a.m. Friday.

The campus, located in Sacramento's Land Park neighborhood, was partially evacuated as a precaution. 

The department's bomb unit arrived on scene around 10 a.m. and are working "on identifying and rendering [the] item safe", according to the Sacramento Police Department's Twitter account. The department also reports that "students and staff have been moved to a safe area on campus."

The department has also set up a media staging point in McClatchy's front parking lot. A public information officer for the department is also en route, says the department.

As of 12:42 p.m. local time, police are still present on campus while the bomb unit still works on identifying the suspicious item.

- Capital Public Radio Staff 

 

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