UPDATE (8:37 p.m.): Someone has been detained in connection with the scare at the main library at California State University, according to police.
NORTHRIDGE (CBS) — Police have detained a person of interest in connection with reports of a man who indicated he had a gun at the main library at California State University.
The incident led to several hundred people being evacuated from the library and a daylong law enforcement response.
The man had been described as white and roughly 5 feet, 9 inches tall, wearing a “Human Rights Violations” shirt.
The bomb squad had later been sent to the campus for a report of a suspicious package.
CSUN sent out emergency e-mails to students and told everyone on campus to stay indoors.
There were no reports of shots fired or any injuries. The campus remained open during the incident.