January 29, 2008

Thressea Boyd
Director of Communications

Campus Alert - Updated 3:30pm

At approximately 12:25 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 29, VSU Police received a call from a student who stated that he saw a man in the Fine Arts Building with what appeared to be a gun. VSU Police immediately responded to the building and began a lock-down of the Fine Arts Building, which included a room-by-room search. University Police have the suspect in custody and have recovered the alleged weapons, that are now confirmed to be stage props from the Theatre Department. The investigation is ongoing. VSU Police have determined the area safe.

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