ELK GROVE (CBS13) — Several businesses in an Elk Grove neighborhood were evacuated as officers investigated a bomb threat Tuesday morning.
The scene was along the 9200 block of Laguna Springs Drive. Elk Grove police say, around 8:45 a.m., the Vitalant blood bank got a bomb threat and evacuated the building as a precaution.READ MORE: VIDEO: Firefighters Narrowly Escape Out Of Tamarack Fire Flames
Other businesses and individuals in the area were contacted, police say.
Officers are currently on scene in the 9200 block of Laguna Springs Drive investigating a bomb threat. Out of an abundance of caution, businesses and individuals in the area have been contacted while we investigate. We will update with additional info as it becomes available. pic.twitter.com/bj5XYuMqBnREAD MORE: Suspect Arrested After Woman, 42, Killed In Shooting At Arden Arcade Apartment Complex
— EGPD (@ElkGrovePD) July 6, 2021
A search of the building and area turned up nothing, police say.MORE NEWS: Dixie Fire Update: 142,940 Acres Now Burned, 18 Percent Containment Reported
The suspect who made the alleged threat was detained nearby. Police say she appears to have made the threat to avoid an appointment at Vitalant.