Police investigate report of man with rifle on UA campus

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University of Arizona police are investigating a report of a man possibly armed with a rifle on campus.

Campus police reported on their Twitter page that a search of the Cherry garage Thursday afternoon failed to turn up a suspect.

Officers had earlier cautioned people to avoid the area around McKale Center until police had a chance to check it out.

Police said they obtained a description of the possible suspect. He is Hispanic, about 6' tall and weighs 175 pounds. He was last seen wearing a black T-shirt, shorts and carrying a backpack.

People with any information about the possible incident are asked to call University of Arizona campus police.

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