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Broomfield school on lockout due to report about armed men near campus

Legacy High School (Photo: WikiCommons)

Legacy High School (Photo: WikiCommons)

UPDATE, 1 PM: Broomfield Police say they have searched the area near Legacy High School’s campus and found nothing to substantiated claims that there are armed individuals in the area.

With that being the case, the status of security at the school has now been upgraded to “modified lockout.”

BROOMFIELD, Colo. — Legacy High School was put on lockout Friday morning after the school received a report that two individuals were heading towards the campus with weapons.

The report went out over the Broomfield Police scanner at approximately 11:30 a.m. Adams County spokesperson Jo Ferdani confirmed the scanner traffic, saying a caller informed police she saw two individuals carrying weapons and headed towards to school.

Police had not confirmed the report about the armed students as of noon, but they did say officers were en route to the school, which is located at the intersection of West 136th Avenue and North Zuni Street.

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