Police have given the "all clear" at a Springs school after a bomb threat forced a mass evacuation Friday morning.
The entire Colorado Springs Early Colleges campus and one building at Colorado Technical University were evacuated while police investigated a suspicious note found on campus.
The note reportedly stated that a bomb would go off. Police were called immediately and multiple units, including a K-9 unit, responded to the scene.
The school says all students are safe, and have been let out early for the day.
Below is a letter from the school:
Dear CSEC Families,
Today at 11:00am a CSEC staff member found a note on the ground in the multipurpose (400 building) of CSEC campus indicating there is a bomb in the area. CSEC staff responded quickly by evacuating all students and staff. The Colorado Springs Fire Department and Police Department are on the CSEC campus performing a thorough investigation. All students and staff are safe. All students and staff are removed from the campus, located on the far north west corner of the CSEC/CTU campus. CSEC has initiated closing the school. Buses are in route and will be taking students home immediately. For students that do not take the bus, we are asking families to come pick up their son/daughter on the north west corner of the CSEC campus (close to the 7-eleven store).
CSEC values a safe campus for all students and staff. Thank you for your support and understanding in an emergency just as this.