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Bomb Threat Prompts Evacuation, Search at San Bruno Mall

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Police responded to a bomb threat at the Tanforan mall in San Bruno on Tuesday evening, prompting an evacuation at the shopping center, according to the San Bruno Police Department.

Police completed a thorough search by about 6 p.m. without finding any explosive devices and began letting people back into the mall, employees first and then shoppers.

The bomb threat was called into the security office at the mall, and police evacuated the premises while they performed a sweep in search with bomb squad officers and bomb-sniffing dogs, police said.

The search included K-9 units from the San Bruno Police Department and the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office, police said.

Anyone with any information pertaining to this investigation is urged to contact the San Bruno Police Department at (650) 616-7100 or by email at sbpdtipline@sanbruno.ca.gov. Information can be left anonymously.

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