Aurora police investigate 2 ‘suspicious’ devices

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AURORA, Colo. — Police and bomb squad detectives were investigating two suspicious devices found in Aurora Saturday night that turned out to be non-explosives.

The Aurora Police Department tweeted that police found a suspicious device in a mailbox in the 3200 block of South Kalispell Street at about 8 p.m. They said that police and fire personnel were assisting the Arapahoe County Bomb Squad at the scene.

Police said the homeowner found the first device in the mailbox. Officers later tweeted that the bomb squad determined the device was non-explosive.

Just before 8:30 p.m., Aurora police sent out another tweet that officers found a second device at Sand Creek Park near Peoria and Fitzsimons.

Police said that a passerby found the second second device at Sand Creek Park, which “looks like some sort of grenade.”

Police later said that the second device was a training device, and that the scene was being cleared.