West Virginia State University lockdown lifted, University says

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Published: Jan. 16, 2023 at 9:50 PM EST
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INSTITUTE, W.Va. (WSAZ) - The lockdown at West Virginia State University has been lifted, the University said in a statement.

The University said they received a threat to their campus just after 8:30 p.m. Monday.

“Out of an abundance of caution, and until a threat assessment could be completed, the University Police Department placed the campus and its residence halls on a lockdown,” the University said. “Once the situation was assessed by the University Police Department, it was determined that there was no threat to the university and the lockdown was lifted at approximately 10 p.m.”

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