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Man using pressure washer prompts gun scare in Boulder
BOULDER, Colo. -- Three schools in the Gunbarrel area of Boulder went into lockout on Tuesday morning after someone mistook a pressure washer for a rifle, the Boulder Police Department said. Police said dispatch received a call about 8:20 a.m. that described a man throwing what appeared to be a rifle on the ground before putting it in a red vehicle in the parking lot of a Subway restaurant.