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Suspicious persons report prompts lockdown at Wingate University

WINGATE, NC (WBTV) -

Wingate University issued a lockdown after suspicious people were seen on campus.

The message was sent out Friday evening, asking residents to lock all doors and windows.

The message stated that suspicious individuals were seen near Cannon Residence Hall, and that they potentially had a handgun.

The lockdown was lifted within an hour.

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