Posted: Dec 3, 2012 4:20 PM
Updated: Dec 3, 2012 4:55 PM
Officials at Eastern Kentucky University are asking people to avoid the area around Palmer Hall after a suspicious item was located inside the building Monday afternoon.
Palmer Hall is located on Park Drive in the center of campus. The community is asked to avoid Park Drive and Commonwealth Lot for safety and to allow responders access to this area.
Palmer Hall has been evacuated and will remain closed until further notice. The EKU Police Department is working in conjunction with other emergency agencies to alleviate this situation.
So far, officials have not said what kind of suspicious item was found.