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Yakima Co. Bomb Squad Responds to Eastmont High School

EAST WENATCHEE, Wash. - School officials at Eastmont High School in East Wenatchee evacuated the school after a suspicious device was found in a planter near the front entrance of the school. Police were call around noon, Friday, to investigate the object.

Initially, the school was placed on lock-down as police completed their initial investigation. After taking a look at the device, police advised administrators to evacuate the school.

The Yakima County Bomb Squad responded to the school and arrived around 4 p.m..

Students were transported to Eastmont Junior High School where they remained until being sent home.  According to Vicki Trainor with the Eastmont School District, there was no note left or call made warning of a bomb threat.

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