Prosecutors have charged a Long Beach man with making a false bomb threat and resisting arrest for allegedly running into a classroom at Cerritos College and claiming to have a bomb.
Campus officials reported the threat on social media around 12:30 p.m. today.
The threats demand a Bitcoin ransom be paid by the end of the day or an explosive device will be detonated.
Someone called at 11 a.m. and told library staffers they had three minutes to get out of the building.
Staff at the Alpert Jewish Community Center in Long Beach evacuated the building this morning in response to a false bomb threat, according to authorities.
The suspicious object that prompted the abrupt closure of roads on Pine Avenue in downtown Long Beach today was detonated around 3:00PM, and roads have since reopened, according to officials.
A suspicious object was reported Wednesday afternoon at the Port of Long Beach, according to port officials.
A bomb threat was lifted at Long Beach City College at about noon, police said.
The City Place shopping center is currently closed to pedestrian and vehicle traffic while the Long Beach Police Department investigates a bomb threat that was reported at the Downtown Long Beach Wal-Mart.
A man who called in a fake bomb threat and had the Downtown Long Beach Wal-Mart evacuated for an hour and a half Sunday evening was arrested and charged with multiple violations, police say.