Suspicious package investigation near Pepsi Center

Suspicious package

DENVER (KKTV) - The Denver Police Department were at a parking lot area close to the Pepsi Center for a suspicious package found Friday night.

Police tweeted out the information at about 7 p.m. The Nuggets were playing a home basketball game at the Pepsi Center against the Utah Jazz during the investigation. The game was not impacted by the incident. The package was deemed safe about 90 minutes later.

RTD Light Rail service in the area was temporarily suspended. An exact location of the investigation was not provided.

The Denver Nuggets provided the following statement to the public:

During our routine pregame security check, an unidentified package was found in one of our parking lots and reported at once to Denver Police.

Officers responded immediately. After further investigation, the incident was resolved. At no time do we believe there was a danger to our patrons.

We would like to thank Denver Police for its diligence, and thorough and quick response.