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No threat found after reports of bomb near construction site in Denver, police say

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Posted at 2:53 PM, Feb 25, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-25 17:56:50-05

DENVER – Several streets near the Highlands in Denver were shut down to traffic following reports of a bomb at a construction site Saturday afternoon.

The bomb threat was reported in the area of 17th and Platte Streets at around 1:50 p.m., according to Denver Police Department spokesperson Doug Schepman.

The I-25 pedestrian bridge as well as nearby streets were closed to vehicle and foot traffic, but were back open just before 4 p.m.

Police found no threat in the area.

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