NEW ALBANY, Ind. (WISH) — An all clear was given at Indiana University Southeast Thursday following the report of an armed man on campus that prompted a lockdown.
The university said the suspect had been located and the reported weapon was identified as an umbrella. IU said at this time it is safe to leave.
IU Southeast, located in New Albany, Indiana, sent an alert Thursday afternoon that there was an armed person on campus.
The following was posted on their Twitter page shortly before 1:30 p.m.:
IU Southeast Emergency! An armed person is on campus. Go into nearest room and lock door. Follow instructions from authorities.
— IU Southeast (@IUSoutheast) September 11, 2014
The university said the campus was on lockdown while police investigated. People were asked to remain in safe shelter and keep doors locked.