MOUNTAIN HOUSE (CBS13) — The suspicious backpack investigation at Mountain House High School has ended. The bag did not contain a suspicious device, the San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Office said.
The backpack in question at the Mountain House High School has been cleared and did not contain any explosive devices in it.
The SJSO & school administrators will work together to find the responsible. Investigation
is ongoing. You can now pick up your cars from the school.
— San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Office (@SJSheriff) September 21, 2021
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Early Monday afternoon, the bag and a note warning that there was a bomb inside of the bag were found in the school’s multi-purpose room. The Sheriff’s Office says the note and bag prompted an investigation.READ MORE: Structure, Multiple Vehicles Catch Fire In Rio Linda
As a precaution, the school and several nearby homes were evacuated. The Sheriff’s Office bomb squad came to the school and investigated the bag, including x-raying it.
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Students were walked over to Julius Cordes Elementary School to be picked up by family members.