No explosive found in backpack at Mountain House High School

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The Latest – Monday, Sept. 20

5 p.m.

Deputies say the bomb squad used a water cannon to open up the backpack and found nothing explosive inside.

The sheriff’s office said it will work with school administrators “to find the responsible.”

4:25 p.m.

The sheriff’s office identified the “suspicious package” as a backpack with a note.

The bomb squad X-rayed the backpack and the investigation is ongoing, the sheriff’s office said.

Original story below:

MOUNTAIN HOUSE, Calif. (KTXL) — Students at a San Joaquin County high school were evacuated Monday after a suspicious package was found on campus.

The San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Office said its Explosive Ordnance Disposal Team had been sent to Mountain House High School to investigate a package found in the school’s multi-purpose room.

All students were moved to nearby Julius Cordes Elementary School to be picked up by their families.

This story is developing. Check back for updates.

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