Lockdown at University of North Georgia’s Gainesville campus lifted

A lockdown at the University of North Georgia’s Gainesville campus has been lifted.

Earlier, students and faculty were urged to avoid the school or “secure themselves in their classrooms or office until further notice” as authorities search for an “armed and dangerous” person.

All events and classes were suspended or canceled and all traffic in and out of campus was restricted.

The person, who was wanted in connection with an armed robbery on Queens City Parkway, was eventually apprehended, the university said.

"Resume normal operations," the school said in an alert on its website.

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