Fremont synagogue evacuated after possible threat: Police

A synagogue in Fremont was evacuated Friday after a possible bomb threat was made, police said. 

Fremont police responded around 8 p.m. at the Beth Torah Jewish Temple on 42000 Paseo Padre Parkway after receiving reports of a bomb on the property. After evacuating the members inside and performing a search of the facility and surrounding area, no "suspicious devices or persons" were seen. 


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One camper, from Oakland, has a white Jewish mother and a father who is Black and Muslim. Another was adopted in Uganda by a white Jewish woman; they now live in Montana.

Temple officials told police they were made aware of similar hoaxes occurring at other California synagogues, according to police.