Police: Children’s Hospital lockdown lifted after phone threat

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AURORA, Colo. — Children’s Hospital was briefly placed on lockdown late Sunday afternoon due to a threat made by an anonymous person via a phone call.

The lockdown was considered precautionary as of 4:30 p.m., the Aurora Police Department reported. It was lifted about 5:37 p.m. after police found no threat.

No further information was immediately released.

Children’s Hospital of Colorado is located at 13123 E. 16th Ave.

This article will be updated as more information becomes available.