Bomb risk spurs evacuation of a number of downtown Palo Alto companies

PALO ALTO — A bomb risk spurred the evacuation of a restaurant and several other different companies Friday morning in downtown Palo Alto, police mentioned.

Round 11:40 a.m., the town’s 24-hour dispatch heart obtained a name from an individual claiming to have positioned a bomb inside Sancho’s Taqueria at 491 Lytton Ave., the Palo Alto Police Division mentioned in a information launch.

Officers searched the restaurant with the help of a bomb-sniffing canine, police mentioned. No bomb was discovered and the scene was declared secure roughly an hour after the decision.

Streets within the space had been closed and different companies had been additionally evacuated till they might be checked, police mentioned.

Detectives are investigating the case, police mentioned. No arrests had been introduced Friday.

Anybody with data associated to the case can contact the police division at 650-329-2413. These wishing to stay nameless can name or textual content 650-383-8984 or electronic mail

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