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Lockdown Lifted at San Francisco School Following Bomb Threat

George Washington School in San Francisco's Richmond District went on a lockdown Friday morning after receiving a bomb threat. Students were kept indoors and not allowed to enter ot leave, according to San Francisco police.

Police Officer Grace Gatpandan said the suspect had been in contact with police, but he had not been arrested. She said he did not know the man's mental state.

The lockdown was lifted about 1:30 p.m. with no bomb found and no one injured.

Nearby schools, Lafayette Elementary School at 4545 Anza Street and and Presidio Middle School at 450 30th Ave were also placed on lockdown due to threat made to Washington.

Washington High School, located at 599 30th Avenue, received a call at 10:45 a.m. from someone alleging to have a bomb near the school.

According to a statement from a school spokesperson, the school went on a lockdown as a precaution.

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