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Update: Police Have Person in Custody After Lockdown in Roanoke

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Update 12:20 p.m.:

Roanoke, VA - Roanoke Police say a suspect is in custody in connection with Wednesday morning's lockdown at Virginia Western Community College.

Police say the suspect never made it to campus, but they alerted the school about a possible threat.

There is no word on what the suspect was wanted for or whether the suspect was armed.

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Roanoke, VA - The lockdown at Virginia Western Community College in Roanoke has been lifted.

According to the school's Twitter page, the security issue has been resolved, and the campus is safe.

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Roanoke, VA - Virginia Western Community College is on lockdown right now.

The college's website has the Virginia Western Emergency Alert System stating the lockdown is not a test.

We are working to get more information and will bring you more as soon as we get it.

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