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Lock Down Lifted at University of Jamestown, Student in Custody

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UPDATE

The student authorities were searching for near the University of Jamestown has been located and is now in custody. University officials confirm with Valley News Live that the lock down has been lifted.

The University went into lock down around 11:00 a.m. after a male student made threats to other students, according to Jamestown Police Chief Scott Edinger.

Earlier in the morning on Thursday, a message was sent to people in Watson Hall on the University of Jamestown campus from the Director of Residence Life and New Student Orientation, Lori Listopad. The message was Tweeted shortly after being sent Thursday morning and reads:

"Last night, there was an incident involving Robert Flores. We are taking the information very seriously. Robert Flores no longer has keys to Watson Hall and is NOT SUPPOSED to be in Watson Hall. DO NOT LET HIM INTO THE BUILDING. You will be notified if there are additional updates."

Valley News Team's Mellaney Moore is in Jamestown and will bring you more detail tonight on Valley News Live at 5:00, 5:30, and 6:00.

ORIGINAL STORY

Breaking news to report this Thursday morning, the University of Jamestown is currently on lock down.

Jamestown Police Chief Scott Edinger confirms the campus went into lock down about 11:00 a.m. after threats were made by a male student.

Everyone on campus was told about the lock down by text message. The alert reads, "Everyone please stay where you are and stay inside. We are looking for Robert Flores. If you see him, please call 911. Do not search him out. The police are on their way."

Check back with Valley News Live on this developing story.

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