UPDATED: Bomb threat phoned into Arcadia Rite Aid

Officials placed a middle school on lockdown Thursday as they investigated a bomb threat phoned into a Rite Aid store that ultimately turned out to be unfounded, police said.
Employees at the store, 165 E. Foothill Blvd., reported receiving a threatening phone call from a female caller shortly before 11 a.m., Arcadia police Lt. Paul Foley said.
“It was a vague bomb threat that something was going to explode inside the store,” he said.
The manager had evacuated the store before police arrives, according to Lt. Bob Anderson.
Officers searched the facility and found nothing dangerous or suspicious, he added, and the store was reopened about noon.
The middle school was locked down for about 45 minutes during the incident, Anderson said.
An investigation was ongoing into the identity of the person who made the threat.

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