Illinois State University weapon spotted on campus; suspect in custody


Normal - ISU officials say person with weapon spotted near Watterson Towers.


An alert was sent out to students at 3:30 Tuesday afternoon. The suspect had a weapon, and was last seen near Watterson Towers.


The Illinois State University Police have the suspect in custody. The emergency situation has ended. Residence hall and dining center restrictions have been lifted. All campus operations will continue as scheduled.


The suspect was reported as a  Nathan Thomas, described as a black male, approximately 6 feet 1 inch tall with dreadlocks. He was last seen wearing a white hat, a black coat with red and black stripes on the waist and wrists, and baggy pants.

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