(Updates with suspect in custody)
Nov 4 (Reuters) - A person has been taken into custody at
Central Connecticut State University on Monday after officials
locked down the campus when a suspicious person, possibly armed,
was spotted on custody, said New Britain Mayor Tim O'Brien.
"The suspect is in custody. Still no reports of injuries,"
O'Brien told reporters gathered outside the school.
Students and faculty at the school had been ordered to
shelter in place since midday as police searched the campus,
focusing on James Hall, a dormitory that houses about 400
Citing students, local media said police had searched for a
person who appeared to be carrying a gun and what looked like a
Live television images showed large numbers of uniformed
police officers responding to the campus.
University officials said their shelter-in-place order
remained in place despite the arrest.
(Reporting by Richard Valdmanis and Scott Malone; Editing by
Dan Grebler, Nick Zieminski and Jeffrey Benkoe)
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