Denver: Swanson Elementary School Evacuated Over Suspicious Backpack

By Jack Phillips
Jack Phillips
Jack Phillips
Breaking News Reporter
Jack Phillips is a breaking news reporter at The Epoch Times based in New York.
August 28, 2013 Updated: July 18, 2015

Swanson Elementary School in Arvada, Colo., near Denver was evacuated Wednesday after a suspicious backpack was discovered.

According to CBS Denver, officials allowed students and staff back into the facility.

Police said the evacuation was issued due to a threat.

The Denver Channel reported that Arvada Police spokeswoman Jill McGranahan are inspecting a backpack that might have chemicals in it.

Students were evacuated and are in an area outside the school.

Jack Phillips
Jack Phillips
Breaking News Reporter
Jack Phillips is a breaking news reporter at The Epoch Times based in New York.