Police suspect teens behind bomb scare

first_img(562) 946-7222. Two students found the device around 10:30 a.m. Wednesday on the private Catholic school’s campus. It was moved to a field south of the parking lot. Students were evacuated from the classrooms at 124 S. San Dimas Canyon Road into the adjacent church. Surrounding homes also were evacuated while sheriff’s deputies rendered the bomb safe. School officials and representatives from the Los Angeles Archdiocese, which oversees Catholic schools, could not be reached for comment. Patrol cars made extra checks in the area Thursday, but extra personnel were not deployed, Rosson said. Easter break began 12:30p.m. Thursday, with students returning April 24. [email protected] (626) 962-8811, Ext. 2108160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREOregon Ducks football players get stuck on Disney ride during Rose Bowl event“It was determined to be a live bomb. It’s unknown if it would have functioned by the way it was designed,” Sgt. Don Shively said Thursday. The report could take up to two months to come back. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the sheriff’s Arson and Explosive Detail at SAN DIMAS – Teens may be responsible for leaving a possible pipe bomb on a private school campus, detectives said Thursday. “It appears that it was a device put in place by a younger teen. \ used to make it were indicative of that,” said Sgt. Mike Rosson of the sheriff’s San Dimas Station. The device was found Wednesday at Holy Name of Mary school in San Dimas, where pre-kindergarten through eighth-grade students attend. The contents of the device – described as a half-inch metal pipe about 6 inches long – have been sent to the sheriff’s Scientific Services Bureau for analysis. last_img

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