SEASIDE, Monterey County (CBS SF) – A warning of a suspicious person possibly armed on campus at California State University Monterey Bay Tuesday morning turned out to be a person carrying an umbrella.
Shortly after 11:00 a.m., the university’s official Twitter account said police were responding to a report of a suspicious person with “a possible weapon at his side.”READ MORE: Suspect Arrested After San Bruno Homeowner Sees Thief In Her House Via Home Security Camera
The university went on to give a description of the person of interest and told people to call 911 if they see any suspicious activity.READ MORE: San Francisco's New Sobering Center Will Provide Drug Addicts A Place To Go For Help
About half an hour later, the school said there was no threat to campus after police made contact with the umbrella-carrying person.
According to a notification on the school website, CSU Monterey Bay is operating as normal as of Tuesday afternoon.MORE NEWS: Study: Sediment, Tidal Marshes Are Key To Protecting Bay Area From Rising Sea Levels
The school, with more than 7,500 students, is located at the former Fort Ord military base.