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Police respond to 'suspicious incident' in Black Forest Road area

Black forest suspicious incident
Posted at 6:19 PM, Jun 01, 2022

COLORADO SPRINGS — The Colorado Springs Police Department is responding to a "suspicious incident" in the area of 8300 Hardwood Cir.

Police said there were reports of an explosion and callers said that a man had possibly detonated a device in an undeveloped construction area.

Witnesses also reported that the man was holding a rifle that was used to detonate the device.

A shelter in place was activated while officers checked the area, they did not find any more devices.

The investigation is ongoing to determine the identity of the subject responsible. No arrests have been made at this time.

No property was damaged and there were no threats directed to any individuals.


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