Bomb threat at Facebook facility reported but no suspicious devices found

by Contributed Content on December 11, 2018

At 4:32 pm Monday, Dec. 11,  Menlo Park Police communications center received a call from the New York Police Department Crime Stoppers Unit that they received an anonymous tip of a bomb threat at a Facebook facility located at 200 Jefferson Dr. in Menlo Park.

Facebook management, as a precaution, requested buildings in the surrounding area be evacuated. Menlo Park Police Department assisted in the evacuation, secured a perimeter around the building, and traffic was temporarily diverted around the area.

The San Mateo County bomb unit was dispatched with explosive detection dogs that conducted a sweep of the building and found no suspicious packages or devices.

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