UPDATED (12:50 p.m.)—Police swarmed late Monday morning after a male student allegedly made threats on campus.
Around 10:40 a.m. deputies responded to a call that an emotionally disturbed person was on campus making "dangerous threats," according to Monica Worrell, public information officer with the sheriff's office.
Worrell explained a student of the college was near the college library threatening harm to himself and others. The suspect was taken into custody without incident around 11:20 a.m., according to Worrell.
The male student, whose identity police have not released, had no weapons at the time he was taken into custody, Worrell wrote in an email to Patch.
The student was taken to a local hospital for evaluation.
Around 12:30 p.m. some Harford Community College students started recieving alert text messages and phone calls about the incident. The message indicated normal activities had resumed at the school.
An outcry on social media started in the late morning with users on Twitter questioning the increased presence of law enforcement on campus, posting pictures and expressing both fear and humor in the face of the situation.
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