Situation Near EKU Campus Prompts Safety Alert

Posted at 7:52 AM, Aug 15, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-15 07:52:54-04

MADISON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A security alert has been sent at Eastern Kentucky University due to an off-campus situation.

EKU Public Safety sent the alert Wednesday morning just after 7:30 p.m., asking people to stay in place.

Richmond Police were searching for an individual they believed could be armed.

The subject fled in an unknown direction of travel.