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UMass Amherst Police Locate Man Who Appeared To Have A Gun Near Campus

AMHERST (CBS) -- UMass and Amherst Police say there is no longer any risk to the community after they found a man who appeared to have a gun Monday afternoon.

There was an increased police presence on campus as officers search the wooded areas north of the Sylvan residential complex, UMass Police said.

A few hours after the man was brought to their attention, police said they identified and located him.

Police said a pellet gun was recovered and "appropriate enforcement action is being assessed."

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