Police Find No Bomb So Long Beach City College Classes Resume: Update

Long Beach City College dealt with a bomb scare this morning.
Long Beach City College dealt with a bomb scare this morning.
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UPDATE, JAN. 15, 12:44 P.M.: No bomb was found at Long Beach City College so classes will resume at 2 p.m., the police department announced.

ORIGINAL POST, JAN. 15, 12:02 P.M.: A bomb threat closed parts of Long Beach City College today, according to a campus emergency alert.

The alert went out at 10 a.m. today after the campus received a phone call about a bomb supposedly in a parked vehicle in a LBCC lot.

As police officers search for a possible explosive device in the liberal arts campus at 4901 E. Carson St., cops have blocked traffic on Carson near Clark Avenue.

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Five buildings--B, P, N, A and T--have been evacuated, according to authorities.

The college has canceled all classes scheduled to start before 2 p.m. in buildings A, B, N, P, Q, R and T.

More details will be posted as they become available.

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