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Lafayette Police: Lockdown At Centaurus High School Was Due To A False Alarm

LAFAYETTE, Colo. (CBS4)- Centaurus High School in Lafayette was placed on lockdown late Wednesday morning and police said it was due to a false alarm. The lockdown was lifted before 1 p.m.

The high school in the Boulder Valley School District is located at 10300 South Boulder Road in Lafayette.

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A portion of South Boulder Road was closed to non-emergency vehicles.

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Copter4 showed a large police presence outside the school just after 11 a.m.

Lafayette police said in a tweet "No harm to students or staff has been reported." Dispatchers in Boulder County originally got a report of gunshots heard at or in the school.

Two schools nearby -- Angevine Middle and Ryan Elementary -- were also placed on lockdown but BVSD said in a tweet at 11:25 a.m. those lockdowns were lifted.


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