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.


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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.

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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.

School administrators as well as the Sheriff’s Office are investigating who is behind the incident.

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Students were walked over to Julius Cordes Elementary School to be picked up by family members.