Now Cleared, Alert Carolina Sirens Sound On UNC-CH Campus With Reports Of Armed Person Near Campus

Mar 23, 2014

Alert Carolina sirens sounded on the UNC Chapel Hill campus following reports of an armed and dangerous person on or near the campus. Additional email and texts were sent to campus staff, students and faculty encouraging area residents to remain inside.  According to reports, a man displayed a knife or knives near the campus area known as "The Pit."

An "all clear" was issued at 5:18 p.m. No injuries were reported.

A suspect is in custody; the man was apprehended near Franklin Street in Chapel Hill.