‘Hoax Device’ Found at Immanuel High School in Reedley, Deputies Say

REEDLEY, Calif. (KMJ/KFSN) — An investigation is underway after a “hoax device” was found at Immanuel High School in Reedley.

The Reedley Police Department says a faculty member reported the device being found in the school’s chapel.

The bomb squad for the Fresno County Sheriff’s investigated and determined the device to be a hoax.

Reedley police is now handling the investigation.

Investigators from the Reedley Police Department are actively pursuing leads to
identify and apprehend those responsible for this alarming incident. The community’s
cooperation and assistance are vital in this effort.

-Jose L. Garza, Chief of Police, Reedley Police Department

Students were placed on lockdown as a precaution, but it has since been lifted.

Listen to the report by KMJ’s Liz Kern.