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Reports of Pipe Bomb at Erie King Soopers


Update: No threats to the public found. Next, figuring out who called it in.

Update: Boulder County Bomb Squad is sweeping currently.

Erie Police have called in the Boulder County Bomb Squad due to a pipe bomb threat this morning around 9:30am at the Erie, Colorado King Soopers at 1891 Slate (Highway 7 and Lowell).  The store has been evacuated and schools in the area are in lockdown. Identification of the caller has not been reported.



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