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UPDATE: No bomb found in search of evacuated Glendale elementary school

R.D. White Elementary School in Glendale

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R.D. White Elementary School in Glendale.

UPDATE 1:46 p.m.: Police say they've found no bomb at a Glendale elementary school where hundreds of youngsters were evacuated after a phone threat.

Police say about 880 students from R.D. White Elementary school were sent to a supermarket parking lot a block away after an anonymous person called the school around 8:30 a.m. Monday to say there was a bomb on campus.

Parents were allowed to pick up their children. The campus was searched and declared safe more than three hours later.

PREVIOUSLY: A bomb threat has prompted the evacuation of hundreds of children from a Glendale elementary school Monday morning until police can make sure the campus is safe.

Glendale police Sgt. Tom Lorenz says an anonymous caller made the threat Monday morning, prompting officials at the R.D. White Elementary School to move about 880 children off campus to a supermarket parking lot about a block away.

School officials received the call at about 9 a.m. and all students were evacuated to the parking lot of  a nearby Whole Foods store, according to NBC LA.

Students were not being allowed back into the school, which has a notification system that sent messages to parents regarding the evacuation. Parents can pick up students at the Whole Foods store, according to the Glendale Fire Department, NBC LA reports.

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