UNC Police Investigating Detonation of Device in McCorkle Place

Post Date:11/02/2017 4:29 PM

News Release from UNC-Chapel Hill

UNC Police are investigating the detonation of a small device at Davie Poplar in McCorkle Place. Please avoid the area. A suspect is in custody. Cameron Avenue is currently closed to through traffic between S. Columbia St. and Raleigh St.

The investigation is ongoing. Please refer to alertcarolina.unc.edu for updates.

ABOUT THIS ALERT CAROLINA EMAIL: The University issues a Timely Warning if there is a continuing danger and notification will not compromise law enforcement. It is one of three tiers of communication under the University’s emergency communications plan. An Informational Message informs the campus community about a situation that is not an emergency but is expected to be of significant interest to the campus. Emergency Warning refers to a siren activation for a significant emergency. For the most up-to-date information, please visit the Alert Carolina website at http://alertcarolina.unc.edu.

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