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MSSU campus police announce residence halls secure after alert issued

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Updated at 4:06 PM:  NEWS RELEASE ISSUED BY MISSOURI SOUTHERN STATE UNIVERSITY

Campus police announce residence halls secure after alert issued

Officials at Missouri Southern State University have announced that residence halls are secure after reports that a suspicious person had been seen on campus this afternoon.

A RAVE mobile alert was sent out at 2:43 p.m. warning that a suspicious person had been spotted in the field between the Mills H. Anderson Public Safety Center and the university's residence halls.

Students reported that the person walked from the field toward the residence halls. Campus police were notified and conducted a search of the halls, which were locked down.

"The safety of our students is our utmost priority," said Darren Fullerton, vice president for student affairs and enrollment management. "Upon notification of a potential incident, the residence halls were locked down and a thorough search of each hall was completed by the university police department."

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Updated at 4:05 PM:  Mathis confirms an all clear has been sent out.  She expects a news release to be issued shortly.

 

Posted January 21, 2014 at 3:36 PM:  A group of students on the Missouri Southern State University spotted a person they believed was acting suspiciously, says MSSU Director of University Relations Cassie Mathis.  The individual started walking towards one of the dorms and the students contacted authorities.

Campus police are searching the residence halls now.

 

An alert emailed by MSSU states:

"Advisory only! Dangerous person possibly armed reported in dorms, last seen between Stegge & Dishmen. Wearing gray fleece jacket, dark gray sweat, fedora."

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