Breaking News: Needles, CA: San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station confirms bomb threat investigation at Vista Colorado Elementary School found no bombs.

By: Zachary Lopez (ZachNews):

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

Needles, California: The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station has confirmed that there was a bomb threat investigation that occurred at Vista Colorado Elementary School on Tuesday, February 15th, 2022.

ZachNews received a report from a concern parent about some lockdown that occurred today at the school, and wondered if there was any more information.

The Needles Unified School District refused to provide any information, but moments ago the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station did provide information on what occurred today.

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

Schools were immediately placed on lockdown as deputies conducted an investigation.

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

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

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

Callers wishing to remain anonymous can 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 news updates regarding this breaking news.

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