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All-clear given after report of suspicious packages at Arapahoe County Courthouse

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Posted at 1:25 PM, Apr 19, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-19 18:20:39-04

ARAPAHOE COUNTY, Colo. — Police cleared the scene after a report of suspicious packages at the Arapahoe County Courthouse.

Deputies with the Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office determined the packages were not a threat. They turned out to be hard briefcases or suitcases, the sheriff's office said.

The aheriff’s office tweeted that the report came in around 11:45 a.m. Monday. The sheriff’s office bomb squad was on scene.

The building is located at 7325 S Potomac in Centennial.

Deputies cordoned off the visitor parking lot while they investigated.