Police investigate reports of armed man at MIT

Posted on: 9:13 am, February 23, 2013, by

Police in Cambridge, Massachusetts were investigating a report of an armed man at a building at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Saturday morning.

According to CNN, officials from the school said the man was carrying a long rifle and was wearing body armor.

MIT urged people to stay indoors and take shelter as police investigated the situation.

Authorities in Cambridge later said that the scene was all clear, and that there was no threat to public safety at the school.