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Suspicious Package That Forced Town Evacuation Not A Threat

GILCREST, Colo. (CBS4) - Everyone is back home in the town of Gilcrest Tuesday morning after police in Weld County sent out a reverse 911 late Monday night to evacuate. A suspicious package was found near Valley High School.

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(credit: Weld County)

The first call came in out at 7:30 p.m. in the evening.

The bomb squad said the item was not in fact an explosive device but a utility locating device.

There is no threat to the public.

Gilcrest is about 45 miles north of Denver with a population of about 1,000 people.

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