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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.”
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.
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