Man with a knife has been spotted on UW-Madison campus

A man with a knife has been spoted at Helen C. White Library parking lot

Update: Police believe the threat is over and the suspect has left the are.

This evening UW-Madison Police Department sent out a wisc alert warning students a man with a knife has been spotted at Helen C. White Library Parking lot.

Students are advised to avoid the area and seek shelter.

The suspect is a white male with blonde hair wearing a horizontal striped hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans.

He was last seen walking toward Lake Mendota from college library.

The incident was reported to the police when bystanders reported and altercation between the suspect and an unknown male. The knife was seen during the altercation.

The police promise to update the community when more information arises.

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