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IU Bloomington Police detain suspect after reports of "armed subject" near campus

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Posted at 10:18 PM, Feb 27, 2023
and last updated 2023-02-27 23:55:10-05

BLOOMINGTON — Indiana University Police say multiple calls about a possible armed subject led them to issue an emergency alert Monday night.

The alert came just before 10 p.m. about the subject in the area of 3rd St. & Faculty Ave. That's near Myers Hall and some Greek Life organizations.

Around 10:30 p.m., police officers found the man who did not have a weapon but appeared to be in distress.

He was detained but not arrested and officers offered him resources.

"We would like to thank our community for notifying us of the suspicious activity," a police spokesperson told WRTV just before midnight. "We will continue to work together to keep our campus safe."