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High School Evacuated Over Grenade Threat

LAS VEGAS -- Police and fire officials are evacuating El Dorado High School for a bomb call.

A small number of students and staff were at the school participating in summer activities. Police evacuated them.

A California prison inmate claimed he left "munitions" in the building more than a decade ago. Clark County school police Lt. Ken Young said no dangerous items were found during the search.

Las Vegas police say nearby streets were also closed.

Young says authorities remained in contact with the inmate and searched areas he described. The man was not identified.

Young says he told officials he had been an unpaid volunteer football coach at the school in the late 1990s.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.