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UPDATE: No device found at Nipomo's New Tech High School after bomb threat, evacuation

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Posted at 11:53 AM, Aug 24, 2023

UPDATE (12:49 p.m.) - San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's officials say they did not find any evidence of a bomb after a search of New Tech High School in Nipomo on Thursday.

According to the Lucia Mar Unified School District, students will be returning to their usual classes.

A message sent to families reads, in part, "...we have worked closely with local law enforcement and they have determined that the earlier threat was deemed not credible nor did it originate from any of our students."

Sheriff's officials say a student at the school received a text message containing the threat and reported it to school staff.

(11:53 a.m.) - Nipomo's New Tech High School was evacuated Thursday morning after a reported bomb threat, according to a San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office spokesperson.

Authorities say a report of a bomb threat was made against New Tech High School at approximately 10:15 a.m.

The school has been evacuated at this time to Nipomo High School.

A search of the campus is currently being conducted by Deputies and K9s.

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office officials say no device has been located at this time.

This is a developing story and no other information is available at this time.