Authorities release name, photo of man suspected of bomb threat at Thurston school

The Thurston County Sheriff's Office released a sketch of a suspect in a bomb threat at Pleasant Glade Elementary School. On Friday, the Sheriff's Office said it was looking for Teofilo Taufaassee and released a photo of him. (From Thurston County Sheriff's Office.)

OLYMPIA, Wash. -- The Thurston County Sheriff's Office has release a photo and the name of a man wanted in a bomb threat last week at Pleasant Glade Elementary School near Lacey.

The Thurston County Sheriff's Office identified him as Teofilo Taufaassee.

The Sheriff's Office asks that people with information on him should call 911, Detective Gallagher at 360-786-5610 or Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.

The release of his photo comes shortly after police released a sketch of the suspect.

A spokeswoman for the Sheriff's Office said a detective compared the sketch to police photographs and that further work gave investigators enough probable cause to issue a bulletin about Taufaassee.

Surveillance cameras caught an image of a man who left a package at the school April 14.

The man said the package was a bomb and that additional explosives had been placed throughout the school.

The school was evacuated. The package was destroyed, but it wasn't an explosive. No other suspicious devices were found.

No one was injured.

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