UPD, HPD in Pursuit of Armed Individual

3:48 Update: University Police reports all clear for the Hattiesburg campus to resume normal operations. The search for the suspect in the prior report has moved west of campus. UPD will maintain an increased presence near 34th and Montague for precautionary purposes. Call 601-266-4986 if you have related information.

University and Hattiesburg Police are in pursuit of an armed African-American male near 34th Avenue and Montague. The individual had a handgun and was reported to be threatening others. Please stay away from the area. If in the area, please shelter in place until further notice.

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