A PLU Community Safety Alert was issued at 7:22 PM, on 5/20/18, via the PLU Alert system for a reported “man with a gun” call. Sheriff’s Deputies were responding to the area of 127th ST S and C ST S near the apartments. There was no other information immediately available. The alert was issued to advise PLU community members to stay out of the area as deputies responded to the incident.
After arriving on scene and interviewing several people deputies learned that the report was false. Two people were taken into custody for making a false report to law enforcement. The campus community was updated via PLU Alert that the safety concern had been cancelled.