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Published May 07, 2013, 09:17 AM

Mistaken identity leads to MSUM lockdown

Moorhead, MN (WDAY TV) - A scare at MSUM overnight led to a campus-wide lockdown.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

Moorhead, MN (WDAY TV) - A scare at MSUM overnight led to a campus-wide lockdown.

Authorities and student initially suspected an armed man on campus in Hagen Hall. Students called police after seeing a man with an object believed to be a gun.

Police responded to the scene around 1:45 this morning. The school sent an emergency alerts to warn students and staff. A short time later, the all clear was given. The man turned out to be a janitor and the object was a cleaning item.

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