Bomb threat probed at San Francisco Jewish Community Center 

Police probed a bomb threat at the San Francisco Jewish Community Center Tuesday.

A person phoned in the threat in the 3200 block of California Street around 8:30 a.m., prompting JCC security to call police. The threat was found to be false after an extensive search that included police bomb sniffing dogs turned up no explosive, police spokesman Officer Albie Esparza said.

People were allowed to return to the building just after 10:30 a.m.

The threat blocked off an area near California Street and Presidio Avenue. A witness said kids in their swimsuits were on the streets while the police canine units sniffed the building for bombs.



Presidio Heights

It marks the second bomb scare in two days in The City. The nation has been on high alert following the announcement Sunday that terrorist monster Osama bin Laden was killed by the U.S. military.

On Monday, a police bomb squad probed a suspicious briefcase left in front of a dollar store in the Inner Sunset district. The briefcase turned out to be empty and harmless.

After the federal government's warning, extra cops have been patrolling the nation's airports and transit agencies, including BART and Muni.


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