WASHINGTON — Police in Takoma Park, Maryland, are asking the public’s help in identifying a man they said caused a Montgomery College campus to shut down for about 90 minutes Wednesday.
The Takoma Park and Montgomery County police departments said in a statement that they got a call just after 8 a.m. reporting that a man with a gun was on the third floor of the Student Services Center. A spokesman for the police told The Washington Post that a security guard said a “person pointed a gun at him.”
The police checked out the area but couldn’t find him. They looked at security-camera footage and found he had left before the police got there.
The campus was on lockdown for about 90 minutes while police investigated.
The suspect is described as a black man wearing a black long-sleeved shirt, black pants and black shoes, with a camouflage backpack.
If you know any more about the incident, the Takoma Park police ask that you call them at 301-270-1100.