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Aspen School District lockdown lifted

Law enforcement will be at the roundabout and at Bus Barn Lane to direct parents to the correct location for reunification, according to the Aspen School District.

ASPEN, Colo. — In a tweet sent out at 10:20 a.m. Wednesday, the Pitkin County Sheriff's Office said that all Aspen School District schools have been cleared of the threat by officers.

Aspen School District said all students will be released and that law enforcement will be directing parents to the correct location for pickup at the roundabout and at Bus Barn Lane. They ask that parents stay in the car and to bring a form of identification.

PCSO responded to a report of an unknown incident in the vicinity of the Aspen schools early Wednesday morning.

In a tweet sent at 9:08 a.m., PCSO confirmed that law enforcement was on scene and that roads leading to and from Aspen Elementary, Middle and High School were closed. The Sheriff's Office didn't say what the incident was.

"Law enforcement is currently on scene of an unknown incident in the vicinity of the Aspen Schools," PCS tweeted. "Roads are closed in the area. Please stay away from the area at this time. We will update with information as it becomes available."

The Aspen School District (ASD) said that the three schools are on lockdown. ASD said that parents not at the school should not approach the building.

Schools in Boulder, Brighton, Canon City and other locations across the state also reported incidents on Wednesday morning. 

This is a developing situation. This article will be updated as information is confirmed.

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