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Suspect in custody for threat at university

BISMARCK (AP) — Burleigh County deputies have taken a suspect into custody in connection with a threat that temporarily locked down the University of Mary in Bismarck.

The sheriff’s department confirmed a student posted a violent threat on Facebook on Friday that referred to the Virginia Tech shootings.

Authorities said the suspect was found in town.

Numerous students earlier reported receiving a text message from U-Mary telling them to take shelter in a safe, locked room.

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