WALNUT, Calif. — A bomb threat has forced the evacuation of Mt. San Antonio College and the lockdown of Walnut High School.
Classes and services will be closed at Mt. SAC until at least 4:30 p.m., school officials said.
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The threat was reported to occur at Mt. SAC in the 1100 block of N. Grand Avenue around 2:45 p.m., officials said in an emergency alert sent to students via text message. Students were asked to calmly leave campus.
Lt. John Saleeby of the sheriff’s Walnut Station said a bomb threat was phoned in to Walnut High School around 10:24 a.m. The high school, which is located in the 400 block of Pierre Road, was placed on lockdown and sheriff’s officials conducted a security sweep.
Saleeby said Mt. SAC decided to close the campus on their own.