University of Hartford Lockdown Lifted, Suspect at Large | NECN

University of Hartford Lockdown Lifted, Suspect at Large

According to the school's website, Hartford Police and public safety are searching for an armed person who entered a room in the B complex, Stevens residence hall on campus. (Published Thursday, April 28, 2016)

The University of Hartford were asking students to stay indoors or seek immediate shelter and lock doors on Thursday afternoon, according to a tweet put out by the school. 

The lockdown has been lifted. 

According to the school's website, Hartford Police and public safety are searching for an armed person who entered a room in the B complex, Stevens residence hall on campus.

The school said this was an armed robbery attempt and the victim was not injured. Police believe the suspect left campus in a gold or silver Chevy headed south on Bloomfield Avenue. 

The school said the man is wearing a black hoodie, black ski mask, black pants with black and red sneakers. The suspect showed a black handgun during the attempted robbery in the B complex.

Anyone with information is asked to call public safety at (860) 768-7985.

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