BRIGHTON, Colo. – Residents in Brighton were safe to return home after police responded to what they initially called “an active situation” at an apartment complex Tuesday morning.
Police initially tweeted officers were responding to the Riverwalk Apartments, located at 744 Mockingbird St., just before 10 a.m. Residents were also asked avoid the area as a precaution.
HAPPENING NOW: Police are responding to an active situation at Riverwalk Apartments at 744 Mockingbird. Residents in the direct area have been evacuated. The area is secure, but police are urging residents to avoid the area. Updates to come. pic.twitter.com/HhkoO43rEc— Brighton PD (@BrightonPolice) May 4, 2021
Just before 11:30 a.m., however, a Brighton PD official said via Twitter officers were clearing the scene after investigating a 911 call in the area.
"Due to the history of domestic violence at the residence, police responded immediately," the official said, adding that after a thorough investigation, police found no people inside the home and no threat to the community.
UPDATE: Brighton Police are clearing the scene at Riverwalk Apartments. Officers initially responded to the scene following a 911 call in the area. Due to the history of domestic violence at the residence, police responded immediately. (1/2) pic.twitter.com/0nJ37uz1IN— Brighton PD (@BrightonPolice) May 4, 2021