RANCHO CUCAMONGA – (VVNG.com)-Deputies responded to a call at 8:00 a.m., to Etiwanda High School located at 13500 Victoria St, in the city of Rancho Cucamonga. The school was immediately placed on lockdown after receiving a bomb threat.
The bomb threat call came from male stating he was a student that was hiding in the bathroom on campus with a bomb on his chest. The caller gave his name, but said he did not know his phone number.
Deputies arrived on scene and during lockdown searched for the student (caller). The deputies were able to locate a student with the same name, however, it was determined that he was not the caller after comparing his voice with the voice of the caller.
“Deputies from the Rancho Cucamonga Police Department and Sheriff’s Bomb and Arson conducted a thorough search of the school. No suspicious items were located.” said Sheriff’s Spokeswoman Jodi Miller. The lockdown was lifted at approximately 9:00 a.m. after the school was cleared putting school back in session for the remainder of the day.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact the Rancho Cucamonga Police Department (909) 477-2800. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may contact the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the We-Tip website at www.wetip.com