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San Mateo Bomb Squad Searches Hillsdale High School

A bomb squad found no explosives at a high school in San Mateo this afternoon where students were released for the day after a threat. Hillsdale High School at 3115 Del Monte St., near the corner of Alameda de las Pulgas and 31st Avenue, received the threat this afternoon. San Mateo police reported the response at 3:05 p.m. The San Mateo County Sheriff’s

Office’s bomb squad was requested at the scene, according to sheriff’s spokesman Detective Salvador Zuno. The bomb squad checked the school and found no merit to the threat. Police were leaving the school as of about 5 p.m., according to San Mateo police Sgt. Amanda Von Glehn. The students were sent home early.

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