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Water pistol prompts lockdown at Princeton

Water pistol prompts brief lock at Princeton University this morning.

Water pistol prompts lockdown at Princeton

The sighting of a man carrying what turned out to be water pistol prompted a brief lock at Princeton University this morning.

An alert was issued at 8:24 a.m. and lifted 10 minutes later.

The all clear alert said: "Public Safety at 8:34 a.m. has confirmed that there is no threat. Public Safety has issued an all clear, and members of the campus community can resume their normal activities. A toy water gun that resembled a real weapon has been located in relation to the previous unconfirmed report of a possible student-age male with a weapon."

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