Suspicious item found near Colorado Convention Center

DENVER — Several suspicious bottles that appeared to be Molotov cocktails were found in downtown around 9:45 on Friday morning, the Denver Police Department said.

A cleanup crew located the items near the Colorado Convention Center at 14th and Welton streets after they were reported by a passer-by. The bomb squad contained the area, police said.

According to a source with the Denver Fire Department, they were able to recover six bottles filled with an unknown substance.

There was no fire involved and the department says they will continue their investigation though there is no threat to the public.

Police have not confirmed what the substance is and have not identified any suspects.