Denver school on lockdown as police search for robbery weapon

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DENVER — Police arrested at least one suspect at gunpoint after a street robbery in Denver Thursday afternoon, and a school was placed on lockdown as police searched for the weapon used in the crime.

Denver Police said Emily Griffith High School was placed on a temporary lockdown as of 1:45 p.m. after two suspects were arrested near 13th Street and Welton Street shortly before that time.

The two were being held in connection with a street robbery that police say took place near the intersection of 13th Street and Santa Fe Boulevard. Police said the victim was held at gun point, but there were no injuries and no shots fired.

There was no indication given as to how long the lockdown would last.

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