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Adams County bomb threat prompts shelter in place order

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Posted at 4:59 PM, Jul 20, 2022
and last updated 2022-07-20 23:50:48-04

DENVER – UPDATE: SWAT and the BOMB Unit have deemed the area safe, according to the Adams County Sheriff's Office. The shelter-in-place order has been lifted. See the original story below.

Authorities have issued a shelter in place for residents around Pima Medical Institute in Adams County following a bomb threat Wednesday.

The institute, located at 7475 Dakin Street, was evacuated and students that attend the learning facility can be picked up at a nearby 7-Eleven or Big O Tires, according to the Adams County Sheriff's Office.

The call came in around 3:37 p.m. The building is currently being searched by K9s and the bomb squad.

This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available