Bomb threat prompts lockdown at Point Loma High School

POINT LOMA (KUSI) — 10:00 a.m. — Point Loma High school was cleared Wednesday morning, approximately two hours after a bomb threat received via email forced campus police to issue a lockdown.

At about 8:20 Wednesday morning, the campus was placed into lockdown as campus police, San Diego police and bomb dogs conducted a sweep of the premise, police said. 

Police remained on premise, but classes resumed as normal. 

9:20 a.m. — All students are safe as campus police continue to sweep the campus for what The San Diego Unified  School district is referring to as an unsubstantiated threat. 

8:45 a.m. — Point Loma High School is on lockdown as school police conduct a sweep of the campus.

The school did not specify what the threat was involving, but shortly before 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, the school was put on lockdown, according to a school official.

San Diego Unified School District police are conducting the sweep.

This is a developing story and will be updated with as information becomes available.  

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