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UPDATE: Mountain View Police Say Threat That Canceled Classes at Bubb Elementary School 'Not Credible'

MOUNTAIN VIEW (CBS SF) -- Mountain View police have confirmed that a threat targeting Bubb Elementary School that led to classes being canceled Thursday morning was not credible.

Classes were canceled after the school received a threat against students and staff members. City officials said the Mountain View Police Department was contacted and was investigating.

Ultimately, Mountain View Whisman School District administrators made the decision to close Bubb Elementary on Thursday out of an abundance of caution.

"We stand by this decision, and we will have an increased presence both that Bubb and at our other Mountain View schools today to ensure all students and staff remain safe," Mountain View officials said.

Officials said they felt that there was "no current threat to public safety."

Shortly before noon, Mountain View police tweeted out an update saying the threat was not credible and that there was no threat to public safety.

However, police will maintain a presence at the school as a precaution.

"While we continue to investigate, we have learned that this kind of threat is part of an ongoing series of threats that have been sent to schools across the world over the last few years," a statement released by Mountain View police read.

A decision would be made later in the day on whether or not Friday classes would be canceled.

"The safety of our schools is of the utmost priority," officials said. "We remain committed to ensuring our students and school staff feel safe on their campuses."

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