Lockdown lifted at UNC after report of armed, dangerous person

CHAPEL HILL -- A lockdown at UNC Chapel Hill was lifted Wednesday morning after police received a 911 call of an armed and dangerous person on or near campus.

According to UNC News Services, an "anonymous person" called 911 about a man and a gun.

An Carolina Alert was sent out warning that the university was on lockdown around 8:55 a.m. The university also activated sirens on campus.

The lockdown was lifted around 9:15 a.m. after the area around the ROTC building at 221 South Columbia Street was searched.

A photo on Twitter showed law enforcement had the intersection at South Columbia Street and McCauley Street blocked.

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