MOUNTAIN VIEW (CBS SF) – Police in Mountain View are investigating a bomb threat that entered St. Francisco High School early Tuesday afternoon, authorities said.
Police also assured parents that a rumor that there was an active gunman at the school was unfounded.
The Mountain View Police Department’s Twitter account posted shortly after 1 p.m. that the threat was reported shortly after 12:30 p.m. at the school in the 1880 block on Miramonte Avenue
We are aware of a bomb threat called at St. Francis High School shortly after 12:30 p.m. today. Students are being evacuated and we are on site to work for everyone’s safety. We will update when we have more. Follow this thread for more information. pic.twitter.com/iEHtNyYNdB
— Mountain View Police (@MountainViewPD) October 5, 2021
Police said students are being evacuated and officers are on the scene to ensure everyone’s safety.
“We are in constant contact with school officials to ensure the safety of students and staff. School officials have notified families where to pick up their students.” read the next message.
Police are also investigating the credibility of the threat.
The Mountain View Police Department also asked parents not to come to the school to pick up their students while they thoroughly search the campus.
“The scene is clear and all students are safe with our officers at this time,” the statement read. “Previous rumors of a possible active shooter are completely unfounded.”
School officials have communicated with parents about the location of the reunion, police said.
Authorities will provide updates as more information becomes available.
Last Friday at the nearby Los Altos High School, a bomb threat led to the evacuation of students by Santa Clara County police and firefighters.