March 16, 2023 Mary Scott 1636
Whitney High School in Cerritos is currently in lockdown as deputies investigate a possible bomb threat. The threat has not been confirmed at this time, but LASD is taking all necessary precautions to ensure the safety of students and faculty.
According to reports, LASD is escorting students to a nearby park as a precautionary measure. The situation is still considered active, and authorities are urging residents to avoid the area until further notice.
Whitney High School is a highly-regarded public school in the Cerritos area, known for its strong academic programs and extracurricular activities. It is a deeply concerning situation, and we will continue to monitor developments and provide updates as they become available.
LASD is responding to the possible bomb threat at Whitney High School with the utmost urgency and caution. The safety of students and faculty is their top priority, and they are taking all necessary measures to ensure that everyone is safe and secure.
At this time, the threat has not been confirmed, and LASD is continuing to investigate the situation. They are working closely with school officials and other law enforcement agencies to resolve the issue as quickly and safely as possible.
The response from the community has been overwhelmingly supportive, with residents expressing their concern for the safety of everyone involved. It is a difficult and challenging situation, but we can take comfort in knowing that LASD is working tirelessly to keep us all safe.
.@CERLASD is investigating a possible bomb threat at Whitney High School (@WhitneyVoice). The school remains on lockdown. Students will be escorted by @CERLASD to Cerritos Park East (13150 East 166th Street, Cerritos) and released to their parents/guardians. pic.twitter.com/k9YAolmJBx
— LA County Sheriffs (@LASDHQ) March 16, 2023
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