Teen could be tried as adult for pipe bomb left at Centaurus High School in Lafayette

BOULDER, Colo. - The teen accused of bringing a pipe bomb to his Lafayette high school this week made his first appearance in court on Wednesday.

The 16-year-old Centaurus High School student was brought into court wearing an orange and gray prison jumpsuit with shackles on his wrists.

His parents were at the hearing. 7NEWS is not identifying the teen because he is a juvenile.

The judge did not set bond on Wednesday.

The device was found in a paper bag by a teacher Monday morning. The teacher took it outside and the bomb squad later detonated it.

The school was evacuated early Monday and classes were canceled that day while officers and the FBI investigated.

Boulder County District Attorney Stan Garnett told the Daily Camera prosecutors have asked for more time to determine what charges should be filed against the teen and if he should be charged as an adult or juvenile.

The boy was taken into custody at his home in Boulder County Monday night, Lafayette Police Department Chief Rick Bashor said.

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