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Close security at Andrews University after the report of a suicidal person

BERRIEN SPRINGS, Mich. (WNDU) – A brief confinement was held at Andrews University after a report of a suicidal student.

The police department of Berrien Springs Township Oronoko said agents were called about a suicide student with a firearm, but determined that he did not have a weapon. The police confirmed that the student is in custody.

According to the Facebook page of the University, the closing took place around 2:41 p.m. At 3 p.m., the University confirmed that the blockade had been lifted.

Andrews University posted the following message on Facebook at 3:24 p.m .:

The campus blockade has been lifted. The security lock had been requested by local authorities when they responded to a student who reported a possible threat to himself. This was not an incident of an active shooter. The police responded and contacted the individual without incident.

School and law enforcement officers will now work to ensure that our student receives the help and support he needs.

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