Colorado State Capitol reopens after state patrol finds no bomb threat

· Jul. 20, 2022, 1:40 pm
The Colorado State Capitol.

People returned to the Colorado State Capitol Wednesday afternoon after security investigated a suspected bomb threat.

The Colorado State Patrol said dogs and security swept the Capitol and no threat was found.

People were evacuated "out of an abundance of caution" around 12:30 p.m. while security investigated the threat, the agency said in a tweet.

A spokesperson with the state patrol said the Capitol wasn't busy at the time of the threat and no traffic delays are expected in the area.

This is a developing story and will be updated.

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