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Press Release: Bomb Threat
Agency: Palm Desert Police
Station Area: Palm Desert
Written Date: 03/18/2019 Time: 11:30 pm
Incident Date: 03/18/2019 Time: 4:53  pm
Incident Location: 74200 Rutledge Way, Palm Desert
Reporting Officer: Sergeant Marcus Abbe
File Number(s): T190770110


On March 18, 2019, at approximately 4:53 pm, officers from the Palm Desert Police Department responded to a reported bomb threat at the Palm Desert Charter Middle School, located at 74200 Rutledge Way, Palm Desert. Officers arrived and assisted in evacuating approximately 50 juveniles, along with the school staff. Officers conducted an exhaustive search of the campus and did not locate any suspicious devices. As a precaution, Lincoln Elementary School was also evacuated and searched. This investigation is currently on-going and if anyone has information regarding this investigation, they are encouraged to contact Investigator Letterly with the Palm Desert Police Department at 760-836-1600, or Crime Stoppers at 760-341-STOP (7867).

Citizens may also submit a tip using the Sheriff's CrimeTips online form.

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