Philadelphia college searched after report of armed person

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police say they are searching the Community College of Philadelphia after a report of a person with a gun.

A police spokeswoman says there has been no report of a shooting or injuries, but people are being asked to avoid the area.

The college confirmed police activity on campus and said one building had been placed on lockdown.

In May 2014, the school was evacuated after police said a student pulled a gun in a classroom in a confrontation with another student.

On Monday, Philadelphia-area colleges and universities increased security amid an FBI warning about an online posting that threatened violence for that day.

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