Front Range colleges and universities close Friday due to threats

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Front Range Community College’s Welcome Center on April 23, 2021. The two-year institution saw an enrollment decrease of about two percent during the pandemic.

UPDATE 4:00 p.m.:

The Auraria Campus Police Department says there are no active threats at the school. The campus remained closed on Friday.

Several Front Range colleges and universities were evacuated and placed under lockout protocol as campus security and local law enforcement investigated threats.

"FBI Denver is aware of the situations today involving college campuses and is supporting our local law enforcement partners," said Vikki Migoya, the public affairs officer at the FBI Denver Field Office.

The Colorado Community College System said it received threats of harm and violence toward the Community College of Aurora and other campuses Thursday night.

The University of Colorado Boulder and the Auraria Campus are also on a lockout. Here are other campuses affected: