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Sacramento-area middle school lockdown lifted after bomb threat investigation

Bomb threat deemed false at Sacramento-area middle school
Bomb threat deemed false at Sacramento-area middle school 00:25

SACRAMENTO COUNTY - A lockdown at T.R. Smedberg Middle School in the Vineyard area of Sacramento County was lifted after authorities investigated a bomb threat, deputies said late Friday afternoon.

The Sacramento County Sheriff's Office said the school received the threat in a phone call at about 10:30 a.m.

The middle school posted on Instagram say the school went on lockdown as a precautionary measure as school officials notified and coordinated with law enforcement to investigate. 

Deputies checked the campus and deemed the threat false. Deputies will further investigate the caller.

All students and staff were safe and were evacuated for some time. Parents were able to pick up their children at the Sheldon High School football field.

Smedberg Middle School is located off Kingsbridge Drive, between Calvine Road and Vintage Park Drive.

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