Real Madrid's training base UCLA evacuated after bomb scare
At 22:00 hours local time on Wednesday (07:00 hours CEST), students were evacuated from the residence following a phone call claiming that a bomb had been left on the campus.
Students at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) campus were evacuated from the students' residence last night after a bomb threat was received, local media reports. A suspicious package was found in the campus recreation area.
UCLA evacuated after bomb hoax phone call
The University evacuated three students' residence blocks located in the central area of the campus after receiving a bomb threat phone call, UCLA spokesman Brian Haas confirmed. At 22:00 hours local time (7am in the morning in Spain) the campus emergency alarm was sounded and the first warnings started to appear on social networking media: "Emergency alert: Please evacuate to Drake Stadium".
Police, with sniffer dogs combed the area but no signs of explosives have been found. At midnight, students were from Dykstra Hall and De Neve Plaza Hall were allowed to return to their digs.
Real Madrid and Manchester United training at UCLA
UCLA is Real Madrid's training base during their time in the United States. Yesterday, the squad was put through their first training session on the campus and this evening at 17:00 hours CEST, the players will return for their second session of the US tour. José Mourinho's Manchester United are also at UCLA conducting their own preparations for the new season.