Shelter in place order lifted in Thornton neighborhood, police officer released from hospital

Thornton PD searching for suspect_Sept 8 2021
Posted at 6:25 AM, Sep 08, 2021

THORNTON, Colo. — On Wednesday morning, police asked residents in Thornton's North Star Hills neighborhood to shelter in place as officers searched for a suspect.

The neighborhood is near Huron Street and Planet Place.

Thornton police said there was a car crash in the area, and Denver police were searching for a suspect.

It's not clear how the two are connected or what the suspect is wanted for.

The shelter at place order lifted at 7:40 a.m.

Northbound Huron Street was closed at Milky Way for about five hours, Thornton police said.

The male driver of the suspect vehicle remains hospitalized with serious injuries, they added, saying the female passenger had been released from the hospital. A Thornton officer has also been released from the hospital.