All Los Angeles county schools have been closed Tuesday over what is being described as a credible terror threat.
Details of the threat have not been shared but it was enough that the school district decided to close the schools and send all students and faculty already in the buildings home, according to CNN.
The FBI has been called in and it assisting with the investigation, CNN reported.
The Los Angeles Times reported that a bomb threat was called in to a board member prompting the closure.
It is unclear when the threat was made and to which school board member, but the situation prompted the LAUSD to close all schools effective immediately, according to the Los Angeles school police.
Students and staff were directed to stay away from all campuses.
Superintendent Ramon Cortines cited the Paris attacks and the terrorist attack in San Bernardino as reasons they are taking this threat seriously.
“I think it is important that I take the precaution based on what has happened recently and what has happened in the past,” he said during a Tuesday news conference.
This story is still developing.
"Unusual" for attackers to send out any type of warning- @JCZarate1 https://t.co/H1uWac2en1 #LAUSD pic.twitter.com/Wh1u3v0pfX
— Erin Laviola (@ErinLaviola) December 15, 2015
All LAUSD schools closed due to "rare" threat involving backpacks and packages. Be safe out there.
— SoCal Confession (@socalfession) December 15, 2015
Credible threat against #LAUSD shuts down all schools today. More details here: https://t.co/Qo06DuhnGt
— KROQ (@kroq) December 15, 2015
JUST IN: FBI is assisting LAPD in LAUSD investigation, FBI official tells CBS News https://t.co/CutN59iAFh
— CBS News (@CBSNews) December 15, 2015
LAUSD shut down schools cause of threat….this is the world we living in right now SMH … for peace
— Baron Davis (@Baron_Davis) December 15, 2015
"I, as superintendent, am not going to take a chance when it comes to the lives of students." #LAUSD
— Huffington Post (@HuffingtonPost) December 15, 2015
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