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UNG lockdown over, but authorities seeking armed robbery suspect
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University of North Georgia officials at the school's Gainesville campus alerted students about an armed robbery at a nearby Game Stop store. - photo by Alexander Popp

A lockdown at the University of North Georgia’s Gainesville campus has been lifted, but college officials are alerting students about an armed robbery at a nearby Game Stop store.


“Unknown direction of travel at this time,” says the alert, sent about 3 p.m.


Earlier, the college sent an alert saying that a person with a weapon had been reported near the campus and that people should “avoid the area and secure in classroom/office until further notice.”


UNG describes the robbery suspect as a 5-foot-5 black man with a goatee, wearing all black clothing and carrying a black gun.


Anyone with information should call UNG at 706-864-1500.


No other details were immediately available.

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