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Multiple schools in Colorado received non-credible threats Wednesday

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Posted at 9:25 AM, Feb 22, 2023

COLORADO — Multiple schools in Colorado, including Canon City High School and Cripple Creek High School received non-credible threats, or swatting calls on Wednesday. The calls caused many schools to place students under lockdowns.

In Canon City, district leaders said schools across the district remained on a "modified secured status," meaning anyone coming and going from schools were monitored by school staff.

Below is a list of the schools and districts in Colorado that received swatting calls on Wednesday:

  • Aspen School District - Aspen, CO
  • Boulder High School - Boulder, CO
  • Brighton High School - Brighton, CO
  • Canon City High School - Canon City, CO
  • Clear Creek School District - Idaho Springs, CO
  • Cripple Creek High School - Cripple Creek, CO
  • Durango School District - Durango, CO
  • Englewood Schools - Englewood, CO
  • Estes Park High School - Estes Park, CO
  • Fort Morgan High School - Fort Morgan, CO
  • Gilpin County School - Black Hawk, CO
  • Ortega Middle School - Alamosa, CO
  • Roaring Fork Schools - Carbondale, CO
  • Wiggins School District - Wiggins, CO

Below is a statement from the Colorado Homeland Security Office:

The office of emergency management is working with local officials across the state to get more information on these incidents.

Below is a statement from the FBI's Office in Denver:

No information at this time to indicate a specific and credible threat.

The FBI is working with other agencies to act on the threats. More information will be provided as it becomes available.
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