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Authorities say there was no threat after intruder reported at Louisiana State University

The Louisiana State University (LSU) Police Department said Tuesday there was no threat after an investigation into a report of an armed intruder.

The university announced on Twitter that it is returning to normal operations.

Earlier in the day, the university tweeted that an intruder had been reported at Coates Hall. The university confirmed it was ongoing as of 4:30 p.m. ET, refuting a local report claiming the situation was under control.

"The situation is ongoing. No shots have been fired, and there are no injuries. Continue to avoid the area or remain in a safe place. We will post when we have more information," LSU tweeted from its official account. 

University police urged those on campus to run and escape the danger. 

Updated 7 p.m.

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