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Police: Lockdown lifted at Montbello Campus

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Posted at 1:56 PM, Jan 08, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-08 17:14:08-05

The lockdown at Montbello Campus has been lifted after no weapons were found at the school, an official with the Denver Police Department said Friday afternoon. 

A Denver Public School official also tweeted more information about the lockdown would be sent home to parents. 

Police received reports of possible weapons on campus at 1:27 p.m., according to DPS spokesperson Will Jones. Several Denver Police vehicles were dispatched to the high school, located on Crown Boulevard and 51st Avenue. The scene was given the all-clear an hour later, at 2:32 p.m.

The campus houses three separate schools: 

  • STRIVE Prep Montbello Middle School
  • Noel Community Arts School
  • Denver Center for International Studies at Montbello 

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