Northwestern University: Police Arrest

Chicago police say they have arrested  a suspect who ran into a Northwestern  University medical building in Chicago  and prompted a lockdown Monday afternoon. 

The suspect was arrested in the basement of the Ward Building at 303 E. Chicago Ave., Northwestern University wrote in a campus alert.

Arrested in the Basement

police arrest suspect who ran into medical building

police officers tried to pull over a vehicle near DuSable Lake Shore Drive and Chicago Avenue at 1:30 p.m. Monday, the university said in an alert.

The suspect in this investigation has been taken into custody,” police spokesman Thomas Ahern wrote on Twitter around 2:20 p.m

Taken into Custody

“There is an active threat event on the Chicago Campus. Run, Hide, Fight. Take proper shelter. Lock and/or barricade doors,” the university wrote.

Northwestern University’s Chicago campus