All Los Angeles Schools Closed After Bomb Threat

Update: 11:01 AM EST

All Los Angeles schools have been closed for the day after a bomb threat was received by local authorities according to the Los Angeles Times.

The action has been taken “in an abundance of caution” according to school board president Steve Zimmer.

Teachers and other support staff are being asked to stay home and parents have been asked to pick up their children, if they have been dropped off at school already.

According to LA school superintendent Ramon Cortines, the threats were broad and involved multiple schools.

Cortines also said that he has asked local law enforcement authorities to safety check every school in the district.

Schools will be closed for the rest of the day.

According to CNN, the FBI is also involved in the investigation.

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