ODU: Suspect arrested after report of man possibly in possession of gun


NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — A suspect was arrested Friday after Old Dominion University police received a report of a man possibly in possession of a gun.

ODU officials issued an alert Friday afternoon for a “situation” at the New Education Building.

An alert sent out read, “Police are handling a situation on the 2nd floor of the New Education building. Please stay clear of the area until further notice.”

ODU officials say the suspect ran when approached by officers.

Officers chased the suspect and took him into custody. The person has no affiliation with the university, according to ODU police.

A second alert sent Friday said the situation was over and normal activity could resume.

ODU police say an investigation found there is no threat the community.

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