All-clear issued at Emory University in Atlanta after 'police emergency'


UPDATE 5:45 p.m. - Emory University issued an all-clear after what the school called a "police emergency."


ATLANTA, Ga. (WGXA) -- Authorities are responding to a "police emergency" on Emory University's campus in Atlanta.

An alert sent out to students and over the Emory Police Twitter account just before 5 p.m. Wednesday advised those on campus to shelter in place.

WSB-TV, an Atlanta ABC affiliate, is reporting that the DeKalb Police say they went to arrest a person at the VA hospital but they got away.

People on the university's campus reported hearing sirens shortly after the alert was sent out.

This is a breaking news story and will be updated when more information becomes available.

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