All-clear given at Denver Center for International Studies after threat

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DCIS was evacuated Friday afternoon due to a reported threat.

DENVER — Students and staff at the Denver Center for International Studies were evacuated Friday afternoon because of threats made to the campus, according to the Denver Police Department and school officials. Police said nothing was found and they gave the all-clear later in the day.

The campus is located at 574 W. Sixth Ave.

Spokesman Doug Schepman said police received a call at 1:15 p.m. from a male caller who reported he put bombs around the school.

The campus was put on lockdown, while police secured and cleared the perimeter, then evacuated the students and staff.

Schepman said no devices were found and bomb-sniffing dogs were brought in to do another search inside and outside the school.

The male caller said he was nearby the school, but no suspect was found.

Authorities said all students and faculty were safe. According to Denver Public Schools, students were transferred to DCIS at Fairmont (520 W. Third Ave.).

Parents picked up their students from DCIS at Fairmont with valid ID. Students who rode buses went home on their normal routes.