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'Pipe bomb' at school turns out to be plumbing tool

A high school in Bakersfield, Calif., was evacuated Friday after officials said a pipe bomb had been found in a bathroom, NBC affiliate KGET-TV reported.

But after a bomb squad was dispatched to North High School, it quickly became apparent that the "bomb" was really a plumbing tool that had been left there by a worker.

Students were earlier evacuated to the football stadium, and then released to their parents or taken home by school bus.

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