Police search TNCC for armed suspect

Police search TNCC for armed suspect

Credit: Thomas Nelson Community College

Police search TNCC for armed suspect

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by 13News Now

WVEC.com

Posted on January 13, 2014 at 9:10 PM

Updated Tuesday, Jan 14 at 7:06 AM

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HAMPTON -- Thomas Nelson Community College is operating at a normal status following reports of an armed suspect on campus Monday afternoon. 

Campus police received the call around 4:40 p.m. of the alleged armed man on the Hampton campus. 

A shelter-in-place alert was sent out at 5:07 p.m. to students, faculty, and staff via text messages and email. 

After searching the campus, police were unable to locate a suspect and the lockdown was lifted a short time later.  

The incident is still under investigation. 

CAMPUS SAFETY ALERT:
Hampton, Va – Thomas Nelson Community College is operating at a normal status after reports of an alleged armed individual today. At approximately 4:40 p.m., Monday, January 13, Thomas Nelson Campus Law Enforcement received reports of an alleged armed man on the Hampton Campus.
Thomas Nelson Officials issued a shelter-in-place alert at 5:07 p.m. to students, faculty, and staff via multimedia channels including e2Campus text alert messaging and the College’s desktop Alertus system.
The campus was secured by campus police. The College issued an all-clear alert at 5:54 p.m.
The incident is still under investigation.

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