Police take person into custody in Cooper/Dunn incident

Posted by Karen Lykins - Wednesday, October 14 2009
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The lockdown in Capital Quad residence hall has been lifted. University police report a person is in custody.

At sometime around 5 a.m. this morning, TTU Police received a report of an armed robbery involving what could have been a gun in Cooper/Dunn Residence Hall.

No shots were fired. No injuries were reported. There was no confirmation that a gun was definitely involved.

TTU Police responded. Cookeville Police Department was notified, and officers were available to respond as needed. TTU police sent out a text alert and the Capital Quad residence area where Cooper/Dunn is located was placed on lockdown.

TTU police urged everyone to avoid the area around the quad while the search continued.

Around 8:50 a.m., University police reported a person in custody.
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