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Bomb squad renders ‘improvised explosive device’ safe at San Jose high school

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A bomb squad is investigating a suspicious device at Oak Grove High School in San Jose, Calif. Tuesday, November 19, 2019.

A bomb squad with the San Jose Police Department rendered a suspicious device, believed to be an “improvised explosive device,” safe Tuesday evening at Oak Grove High School, according to police.

The device was rendered safe at about 5 p.m. Tuesday, police said. Students and staff at about 2 p.m. were evacuated from the school on Blossom Hill Road to nearby Coy Park.

Students and staff were advised to shelter in place in the morning when police received a report of a suspicious device at 11:26 a.m., police said.

The school was swept by trained bomb dogs and no other devices were found, according to police.

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