By CBS13 Staff

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.

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Other businesses and individuals in the area were contacted, police say.

A search of the building and area turned up nothing, police say.

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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.