DC: Catholic U in lockdown after “Middle Eastern” man makes “terroristic threats”
[A followup to “Muslims Demand that “Offensive Crosses” be Removed From Catholic University”? See angelqueen.org/2015/12/07/catholics-demand-offensive-muslims-be-removed-from-catholic-university ]
DECEMBER 8, 2015 BY DEACON ROBERT SPENCER AT JihadWatch.org
The “shelter in place” order has been lifted now, and D.C. police have “located the suspicious person.” Now no doubt there is a long line of Catholic priests lining up to engage in “dialogue” with the poor dear, hoping to explain to him how Islam, at its core, is a religion of peace that has been tragically misunderstood. They will fix this problem up toute suite.
“D.C. police locate a ‘suspicious person’ at Catholic University,” by Martin Weil, Washington Post, December 8, 2015:
Catholic University students were advised Tuesday night for the second time in less than 24 hours to shelter in place while authorities investigated a report of a possible armed person on campus.
Just before 9 p.m., the D.C. police said they had “located the suspicious person.” About an hour later, the university said it had lifted the shelter in place order. It also said that the person who prompted Tuesday night’s alert was not the same person who was sought during the alert that began early Tuesday.
The Tuesday night alert was sent about 8:30 p.m. and advised members of the university community to shelter in place while D.C. police and the university’s public safety department investigated a report of a possible armed man.
A similar alert was issued about 1 a.m. Tuesday. Authorities said that they searched but that no one was found.
The university said the earlier alert was initiated after a custodial worker reported being approached Monday night by a man with a weapon.
The man reportedly approached the worker at Pangborn Hall about 10:30 p.m. Monday, and asked directions to the administration building.
In a message posted Tuesday on the university’s Facebook site, the university’s president, John Garvey, offered an explanation of the overnight response. He said the person had “made claims that sounded to our custodian like terroristic threats.”
A description provided on a university social media site said the individual had a Middle Eastern appearance….