Lockdown orders lifted at Caltech and Pasadena City College after police activity
The Pasadena Police Department placed Caltech and Pasadena City College under lockdown for just over an hour Thursday afternoon, the universities tweeted.
The campuses were under a shared lockdown order as officers worked to apprehend “robbery suspects in the vicinity,” according to a tweet by Caltech at 4:03 p.m.
“If not on campus, do not come to campus,” the tweet said. “If on campus, please remain in place until you receive a release of the lockdown order.”
Pasadena City College officials tweeted a similar alert at 3:43 p.m. calling for anyone on campus to “lock doors and shelter in place until further notice.”
At 5:12 p.m., Pasadena City College tweeted that the lockdown was lifted. “There is no longer a threat to the campus community,” the tweet said.
Pasadena police did not immediately respond to a request for information.
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