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Possible threat prompts lockout, closures in Roaring Fork School District

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Posted at 8:45 AM, Feb 09, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-09 11:12:48-05

GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. – All high schools in the Roaring Fork School District were closed Thursday and others were in lockout status due to a possible threat of violence.

A lockout means all doors are locked and extra law enforcement officers are on campus.

A district spokesperson said it received an anonymous tip that an 18-year-old senior student had made a threat of violence. Officials said they weren't able to confirm the threat.

As a result, all high schools in the district were closed and elementary and middle schools were in lockout.

Details on the nature of the alleged threat weren’t immediately available. Police are investigating.

Stay with Denver7 and thedenverchannel.com for the latest on this developing story.

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