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9:18 a.m. — Authorities have given the all clear at the Denver City and County Building. The lockdown is being lifted and officers are clearing the scene.
UPDATE: The City & County Building is all clear. The lockdown is being lifted and officers are clearing the scene. Thanks to everyone for your understanding and patience while we investigated this matter. #Denver— Denver Police Dept. (@DenverPolice) February 27, 2019
8:49 a.m. — Theresa Marchetta, a spokeswoman for the Denver Mayor's Office, said they received an anonymous phone call and the person made threats against the city and county building. Police are investigating.
#Breaking Denver City County building is shut down due to threat. Came in by phone call at 7:30 am. @DenverPolice spokesperson:— Nicole Brady (@NicoleDenver7) February 27, 2019
"out of an abundance of caution Denver police are investigating threat” No comment on nature of threat. @DenverChannel pic.twitter.com/aN3gbNTfmO
8:35 a.m. — The City and County Building in Denver is on lockdown as police investigate a credible threat. Police are asking the public to avoid the area. Police say they received the report at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday. The building is located at 1437 Bannock Street. We will update this as more information becomes available.
8:25 a.m. — Authorities are responding to a crash involving a vehicle that crashed into a Denver building. The Denver Fire Department said the car caused significant damage after the driver ran into a building at Broadway and Jewell. The driver and passenger in the vehicle had minor injuries. The DFD said crews will work with building engineers to stabilize the structure. Police at the scene tell Denver7 the drive fell asleep at the wheel.