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Schools modify schedules after threats

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 GOLDEN – Authorities continue to look for a woman who made credible threats to schools in Jefferson County. That search prompted 27J Schools to close for the day April 17.

The incident comes just ahead of the 20th anniversary of the Columbine High School massacre.

In a late evening press conference at the Denver FBI offices April 16, officials said the suspect, Sol Pais, 18, came to Denver from Miami. Authorities said she had "an infatuation" with the Columbine shooting. That, coupled with the fact that she bought a weapon and ammunition once she arrived in Colorado, made her a credible threat in the eyes of the FBI.

Authorities are not aware of a specific threat to a specific school. But they consider her a threat to the community. Several Jeffco schools, including Columbine High School, were on lockout April 16.

Authorities consider Pais armed and dangerous. She is a white female, 5 feet 5 inches tall. She was last seen wearing a black T-shirt, camouflage pants and black boots. Authorities said she was last seen in the Jeffco foothills.

Local authorities asked school districts to go on a modified lockout during the time of dismissals April 16. One local district, 27J Schools in Brighton, canceled its after-school activities as a result.

Call 303-630-6227. Send tips to denverfbitips@fbi.gov.

We'll update later.