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ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Englewood’s High Plains Elementary School, 6100 S. Fulton St., was placed under a precautionary lockdown about 1 p.m. A suspicious package was subsequently found to be a phonebook wrapped in tape.

“The … school was placed under a secure perimeter lockdown as a precaution, while the Sheriff’s Office Bomb Squad investigates a suspicious package found in the area,” the Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office said in a media statement. “The package has been examined and is determined to be non-hazardous.”