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PD: Large police presence at Columbine High School in Colorado

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Posted at 10:58 AM, Dec 13, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-13 16:38:25-05

DENVER, CO — Columbine High School is currently on lockdown, according to a tweet posted by the Jefferson County Police Department (JCPO).

The first tweet from JCPO, posted at 9:45 a.m. on Thursday, stated there were "reported threats" at Columbine.

Shortly after, Jeffco Public Schools tweeted Columbine, Chatfield and Dakota Ridge schools were all placed on lockdown due to a "suspicious person in he Columbine area."

KMGH-TV Denver 7, an affiliate of ABC15, reported a "huge police presence" at Columbine High School.

As of 10:30 a.m. local time, the JeffCo Sheriff tweeted that students and staff are safe.