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LOS ANGELES (Web Desk) – All schools within the Los Angeles Unified School District were closed Tuesday after the district received a “credible terror threat.”


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School district officials and law enforcement confirmed the threat, The Washington Free Beacon reported.

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According to Police a bomb threat was called into a member of the school board.

Schools were immediately closed and students and staff were instructed to stay away from all campuses that belong to the district Tuesday morning.

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Police are conducting a search operation of all schools in the district following the threat, which was received less than two weeks after a pair of attackers opened fire on a San Bernardino holiday party and killed 14 people.

Los Angeles schools serves over 655,000 students, making it the second largest district in the country, according to CBS News.