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Solano Community College campuses deemed safe after search for possible bombs

Solano Community College campuses have been cleared by law enforcement officers after bomb threats prompted evacuations and cancellation of classes Monday afternoon.

The Solano County Sheriff's Office announced about 5:15 p.m. that it had completed searches of the college's Fairfiled, Vacaville and Vallejo campuses, using K9 teams, and determined that all were safe.

College administrators ordered the campuses evacuated as a precaution after receiving two anonymous phone calls indicating bombs had been placed on the campuses.

The first call was received by a college staff member about 12:05 p.m. from a male who said there were bombs on the three campuses, according to a Solano County Sheriff's Office Facebook post. About three minutes later, another staff member received a call from an unknown female caller who made the same vague threats.

Law enforcement officers spent the afternoon searching the campuses.

The remainder of Monday's classes, including night classes, were canceled, according to a Solano Community College Facebook post. The campuses are scheduled to reopen Tuesday.

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