A storm system will begin to impact Southern Colorado by late Friday morning. Mountain locations will simply see snow, but lower elevations will see rain eventually change to snow by later Friday afternoon. Locations that are higher in elevation will see the heaviest snow, due to them seeing cooler temperatures. So, Teller County, far northwest El Paso County, and the Wet & Sangre de Cristo Mountains will likely see several inches of wet snow. The major cities will see far less amounts and the storm will exit toward early Saturday morning.
Parents were on edge this afternoon as deputies canvassed their neighborhood, reportedly looking for a child being held hostage.
It all turned out to be a prank.
A 9-year-old reportedly called a hearing impairment phone service, and said she was being held in a closet a gunpoint.
Deputies were contacted and came out to a southwest side neighborhood near B Street, but couldn't find the child.
Neighbors there tell us deputies were searching with their guns drawn.
Authorities traced the cell phone and discovered it was from Virginia.
It turns out a child had been playing on the phone and made the whole thing up.
Still, it made for some tense moments for one mom we talked to.
The Sheriff's Office tells us they were in contact with an elementary school just up the street to let them know what was going on.
The school says they were never on lockdown.
It will be up to authorities in Virginia to charge the child, or her parents.
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