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FIU Officials Searched for Suspect On Campus

University officials say the school was never on lockdown Friday night

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    FIU Officials Searched for Suspect On Campus

    Officials at Florida International University were working with police Friday night to search for a suspect who had attempted an armed robbery.

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    Diane Hernandez, spokesperson for FIU, said the school's Modesto Maidique campus was never on lockdown and that the suspect fled from campus.

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    Around 10:30 p.m., FIU tweeted the following: "FIU police is working with Miami-Dade and Sweetwater police to apprehend a suspect who was allegedly involved in attempted armed robbery earlier this evening south of Lakeview on the Modesto Maidique Campus."

    The all-clear was given shortly after.

    It is unknown if the suspect is in custody.

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