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      Bomb Threat Forces Evacuation of San Francisco JCC

      The Jewish Community Center of San Francisco was evacuated Wednesday afternoon after it had received a bomb threat, police announced.
      By Rachel Hirshfeld
      First Publish: 11/30/2012, 3:12 AM

      Police block road (illustrative)
      Police block road (illustrative)
      Flash 90

      The Jewish Community Center of San Francisco was evacuated Wednesday afternoon after it had received a bomb threat, police announced.

      The building, located in the city's Presidio Heights neighborhood, reportedly received the threat at approximately 2:15 p.m., center spokesman Nathaniel Bergson-Michelson said, according to Bay City News.

      The building was evacuated and surrounding sidewalks were closed off to the public, police Sgt. Mike Andraychak said, according to the news report.

      The building was deemed safe and the evacuation was lifted at 4:35 p.m., Bergson-Michelson said.