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Bomb Threat Prompts Evacuation of U.S. Bank in Victorville

VICTORVILLE, Calif. ( — A bomb threat on Friday morning prompted the evacuation of a U.S. Bank branch on 7th Street, according to authorities.

The threat, reported before noon, January 12, 2024, originated from a phone call received by an employee at the bank’s location at 14821 7th Street, at the intersection of Desert Knoll Drive, in Victorville.

In response, the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department dispatched deputies to investigate the situation.

“At about 11:50 a.m., an employee of the bank reported they received a phone call that there was a bomb in the bank. The bank evacuated. Deputies are on scene investigating. There is no further information currently,” said Kari Klaus, a spokesperson for the SBCSD.

Law enforcement officers cordoned off the area of the bank’s parking lot as part of their response to the threat.

As of now, no further details have been provided.

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