PD: DCIS Baker evacuated, no devices found

Posted at 1:39 PM, Mar 04, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-04 21:23:54-05

The Denver Center for International Studies (DCIS at Baker) was placed on lockdown then evacuated Friday after a bomb threat, police and school officials said.

Students from the school at 574 W. 6th Avenue were evacuated to DCIS at Fairmont at 520 W 3rd Ave.

Police said someone called 911 at 1:15 p.m. and said he had placed devices around the perimeter of the school. Investigators said when they found a safe route, they evacuated the school. Denver police brought in dogs to check the school and said no explosive devices were found.

At 2:20 p.m., Denver Public Schools said parents should pick up students at DCIS at Fairmont.

"Students who ride buses will be taken home on their normal routes," school officials said.


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