BREAKING: ALL LA SCHOOLS Closed Tuesday After BOMB THREAT=> Threat Was From Overseas
ALL LA SCHOOLS CLOSED TUESDAY DUE TO BOMB THREAT!
— CBS News (@CBSNews) December 15, 2015
According to officials, the threat was pertaining to LA schools only.
Officials said they received an “electronic threat” to several schools.
900 schools were closed today.
** The superintendent is asking all schools to be searched today.
UPDATE: The Threat was emailed from overseas.
ABC News reported:
A law enforcement official says the threat that closed all schools in the vast Los Angeles Unified School District was emailed to a school board member and appeared to come from overseas.
The official spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak publicly about the investigation. The official says the threat was sent late Monday.
Superintendent Ramon Cortines says the threat was made against students at many of the district’s schools. Officials wouldn’t elaborate.
All Los Angeles schools were closed today after a bomb threat was called in to a school board member.
The LA Times reported:
All Los Angeles Unified School District campuses were closed Tuesday morning after a bomb threat was called in to a school board member, police said.
It was unclear when the threat was made and to which school board member, but the situation prompted the LAUSD to close all schools effective immediately, according to the Los Angeles School Police.
Students and staff were directed to stay away from all campuses.
The Los Angeles Police Department was assisting with the threat investigation.
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