NOVATO, Calif. (KRON) — An order for college students and workers at Novato High School to shelter in place on account of a bomb menace was lifted Friday after police discovered no proof of a bomb. The scare reportedly stemmed from a Post-It word a couple of bomb that was found throughout an on-campus Easter egg hunt.
Students have been reportedly collaborating within the hunt on the lookout for one of many Easter eggs that had free promenade tickets hidden inside when the word was discovered.
The Novato Police Department despatched a bomb-trained canine and handler. After an intensive search of the campus, they didn’t discover any proof of a bomb or bomb-making supplies.
Earlier, college students and workers had sheltered in place instantly upon studying of the menace. The Novato Unified School District despatched a press release to folks and workers saying, “There will be an increase in police presence in the area while NPD investigates the threat. The Novato Unified School District Staff is working closely with the Novato Police Department to determine the merits of the threats made.”
After it was decided that there was no menace, the lockdown order was lifted at roughly 1:50 p.m. Students have been launched for lunch.
“The Novato Unified School District and the Novato Police Department appreciate the community’s cooperation during this situation,” stated Novato Unified School District Director of Communications Leslie Benjamin in a press release to KRON4.