Armed Suspect Near Campus

posted Jul 9, 2012, 8:51 AM by Joy Davis

UNCW Alert! Sent on JULY 9 2012 at 12:03 am.

University Police have received reports of an armed suspect on campus near Hurst Drive.

Avoid this area if possible and use caution while traveling on campus. Take shelter in a secure location and stay away from windows and secure doors if concerned. Emergency personnel are responding to the situation.

Please do not contact the University to seek additional information, as university officials and emergency responders are busy addressing safety concerns. Excessive phone calls may delay response.

Monitor your cell phone, email, UNCW homepage (, UNCWAlert page (, the Emergency Information Hotline at 910.962.3991 or 888.657.5751, and local media. Updated information will be shared as it becomes available.