UPDATE: Auraria Campus has been confirmed safe to enter, normal operations will resume tomorrow
UPDATE: 3:50 p.m. Aug. 5 - DENVER, Colo. (KJCT) - The Auraria Campus Police Department has cleared the campus as safe to enter. There is no active threat at this time. Campus will remain closed for the remainder of today, but normal operations will resume tomorrow, August 6.
UPDATE: 2:10 p.m. Aug. 5 - DENVER, Colo. (KJCT) - Further details regarding the closure have been released, but the campus is still closed.
The Auraria Campus stated that the threat was sent via email early Friday morning to multiple Denver-area community colleges. After the three colleges that occupy the campus discussed the threat, a joint decision was reached to close the campus in order to be cautious.
The threat is still considered ongoing and is being investigated by the Denver Police Department.
DENVER, Colo. (KJCT) - The Auraria Campus in Denver, home to the University of Denver, Metropoliton State University of Denver, and the Community College of Denver, was evacuated Friday due to a potential threat.
Officials shut down the campus while the threat is investigated, and the Denver Police Department has yet to specify the threat or release any further information.
AURARIA ALERT: Campus is closed as law enforcement investigates the validity of a potential threat. We will provide updates and it's safe to leave campus.— Auraria Campus (@AurariaCampus) August 5, 2022
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