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Bakersfield College Panorama Campus evacuated after bomb threat

Bakersfield College Bomb Threat Investigation, June 27, 2022
Posted at 2:55 PM, Jun 27, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-28 10:39:31-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KERO) — UPDATE (7:35 AM): The Bakersfield Police Department said officers conducted an evacuation of the campus out of an abundance of caution. Officers, Bakersfield safety staff, and an explosive detection K-9 did a search and no hazardous materials were found, said BPD.

BPD said the investigation into the identity of the caller is ongoing.

UPDATE: Bakersfield College issued the following update: "After a full campus search, conducted by the Bakersfield Police Department working alongside Bakersfield College’s College Safety, the threat has been found unsubstantiated. Out of an abundance of caution, classes scheduled to take place in person on campus for the remainder of the day were canceled. In-person classes on the Panorama campus will resume tomorrow, Tuesday, July 28."

Authorities are investigating a bomb threat at Bakersfield College.

According to BC, the threat was received by the Bakersfield Police Department on Monday afternoon at around 1:20 p.m.

Officials evacuated the main campus of the Panorama Campus and classes scheduled to take place on Monday have been canceled.

Authorities are currently investigating the situation.

This is a developing story. More information as it becomes available.