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Lincoln University issues, later lifts campuswide lockdown

Officials at Lincoln University confirmed on Wednesday they issued a campuswide lockdown Tuesday, but it was lifted when no danger was found.

University police said they got word of a possible threat on Tuesday. They ordered a lockdown to ensure the safety of their visitors, staff and students.

On Wednesday afternoon, college officials sent a public statement about the alert, saying “in a situation such as this, when the safety of any member of the Lincoln University family is in question, a swift and efficient response is required. We are pleased with the reaction of our students, the Office of Residential Life staff, the Lincoln University Police Department and any others involved in ensuring the well-being of those who call our campus home.”

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