Denver police are investigating a bomb threat at 17th and Platte

The I-25 pedestrian bridge and other surrounding streets are closed to vehicles and pedestrians.

The area near 17th and Platte streets is shutdown after a bomb threat was reported nearby. Feb. 25, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)
The area near 17th and Platte streets is shutdown after a bomb threat was reported nearby. Feb. 25, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)
The area near 17th and Platte streets is shutdown after a bomb threat was reported nearby. Feb. 25, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Update: Police say no threat was found.

Several streets are shut down and Denver police are on the scene after a bomb threat was reported at a construction site near 17th and Platte streets.

The I-25 pedestrian bridge and other surrounding streets, including Platte north of 15th, are closed to vehicles and pedestrians. Fifteenth Street itself is still open.

Denver police spokesman Doug Schepman said the report came in around 1:50 p.m.

(Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)
(Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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