By Theresa Harrington
The Walnut Creek police issued the following community alert at 8:11 a.m. today (Tuesday):
“Police are investigating a suspicious package near Buena Vista Elementary School**. Avoid area.
The Walnut Creek Bomb Squad is responding to the north parking lot of Buena Vista Elementaty School to investigate a suspicious package that was left in the lot. Residents on Alvarado Avenue have evacuated or are sheltering in place. San Juan Avenue is closed to traffic. Alvarado Avenue is closed to traffic from Buena Vista Avenue to San Juan Avenue. Buena Vista School staff have been notified and students will remain in the school buildings. It is suggested that people stay out of the area until further notice.”
Further details are at https://local.nixle.com/alert/4641066/?sub_id=215768