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Kennesaw State lockdown lifted after weapon turns out to be cellphone

KENNESAW, GA (CBS46) -

A lockdown at Kennesaw State University initiated by a report of a suspicious man on campus with a possible weapon has been lifted.

At approximately 2 p.m. Friday afternoon, Kennesaw State police dispatch received a call about a suspicious man with a possible weapon in his pocket. As a precaution, university officials placed the campus on lockdown and searched for the individual.

At approximately 3:30 p.m., police found the individual with a cellphone in his pocket and confirmed that he was not a threat and never posed a threat to the community.

The lockdown has been lifted and the all clear was issued.

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