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Campbell University on lockdown amid standoff on campus

BUIES CREEK, NC (AP) — Campbell University officials have asked
students and faculty to stay indoors due to a standoff on the

University spokesman Britt Davis said the incident began shortly
before 2 p.m. when Harnett County deputies attempted to serve a
warrant on a student who lives on a house on Dr. McCoy Road, which
is on the north side of the campus.

The student, whose name has not been released, locked himself in
the house. Davis said there is no indication that the student is
armed and that the campus lockdown is simply a precaution.

Davis said the university-owned house is surrounded and that the
situation appears contained to that location.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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