Deputies: Nothing found at Southwest Plaza Mall after bomb threat

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LITTLETON, Colo. — Southwest Plaza Mall was evacuated Tuesday afternoon because of a bomb threat, but after an investigation, nothing was found, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office said.

The suspicious package was found about 6 p.m., forcing the evacuation. The bomb squad was called and people were being directed away from parking lot.

After crews swept the area, the mall was reopened.