By: Zachary Lopez (ZachNews):

Source: San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Colorado River Station (information):

Needles, Calif.: The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Colorado River Station confirmed that a bomb threat investigation took place at Vista Colorado Elementary School on Tuesday, February 15, 2022.

ZachNews received a report from a concerned parent about a lockdown that happened at school today and wondered if there was more information.

The Needles Unified School District declined to provide information, but moments ago the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Colorado River Station provided information about what happened today.

According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Colorado River Station, at around 12:09 a.m., deputies arrived at the scene to search the school campuses at 700 Bailey Avenue for an alert report. bomb.

Schools were immediately locked down as MPs investigated.

After a thorough search of the area, deputies found no evidence of a bomb and determined the schools to be safe, and about 15 minutes later students resumed their normal school hours without incident.

According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Colorado River Station, the whistleblower was in the area and was taken to the hospital for a mental health evaluation.

The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Colorado River Station asks anyone with information regarding this incident to contact Deputy M. Abel or Deputy J. Gregory at the Department’s Colorado River Station from the San Bernardino County Sheriff at: 1 (760) 326-9200.

Callers wishing to remain anonymous may also contact the We-Tip hotline at: 1 (800) 78-CRIME (27463), or leave information on the We-Tip website at: https://www.wetip.com/

Stay tuned to ZachNews for any updates regarding this latest news.

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