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Colorado Law Enforcement Advised To Be Alert After Boston Bombings

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A man is loaded into an ambulance after he was injured by one of two bombs exploded during the 117th Boston Marathon near Copley Square on April 15, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. Two people are confirmed dead and at least 23 injured after two explosions went off near the finish line to the marathon.  (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

A man is loaded into an ambulance after he was injured by one of two bombs exploded during the 117th Boston Marathon near Copley Square on April 15, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. Two people are confirmed dead and at least 23 injured after two explosions went off near the finish line to the marathon. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

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DENVER (AP/CBS4) – Colorado law enforcement agencies have been advised to be on the lookout for suspicious activity following the bombings in Boston.

The statewide alert from the Colorado Information Analysis Center was issued within an hour and half of the bombings Monday that killed at least two people.

Department of Public Safety spokesman Lance Clem says the alert simply provided information to law enforcement based on national media reports.

Denver police issued a statement saying there are no known links or threats to the metro area.

Denver Police Response to Boston Marathon Incident

The Denver Police Department is aware of the incident in Boston.  At this time, there are no known links to Denver and no known threats.

We do remind citizens that safety is everyone’s responsibility.  People should be vigilant and if they “See something, say something”.  In other words, all suspicious activity should be reported to police.

We are in contact with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, should we learn of any link to Denver or specific threat to the safety of people in Denver, we will advise you immediately.

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