Deputies are investigating after a “suspicious object” was reported in a restroom at College of the Canyons (COC) Valencia Campus on Monday.
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After an exhaustive search of College of the Canyons by staff and law enforcement, no suspicious object has been found, according to COC spokesperson Eric Harnish.
The evacuation has been dropped and students and staff have been allowed to return to the Student Center.
Around 1:10 p.m. Monday, first responders received reports of a suspicious object allegedly found at the College of the Canyons Valencia Campus in the bathroom on the first floor of the student center on the 26400 block of Rockwell Canyon Road in Valencia, said Deputy Natalie Arriaga, spokesperson for the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station.
“The sheriff received a call about a suspicious device, they evacuated the Center as a precaution but did not find anything,” said Eric Harnish, spokesperson for College of the Canyons. “Deputies are continuing to search other buildings to ensure everyone is safe”
As of 1:30 p.m., deputies have evacuated the Student Center and are investigating, according to officials.
Ed. Note: This is a breaking news story, more information will be added as it becomes available.
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