Man who barricaded himself inside hotel on Bloomington campus now in police custody

Indiana

BLOOMINGTON — Indiana University Police report that the situation involving a barricaded man in a hotel room at Indiana Memorial Union has ended without injuries and the subject is now in police custody, according to FOX59.

IU Police were involved in an emergency situation on campus Monday night, that occurred near the Indiana Memorial Union.

Police told people to stay away from the area.

A spokesperson for IUPD told FOX59 that “We have a subject that called our dispatch and was not making sense.  The subject stated that he was at the Indiana Memorial Union Hotel.  Officers arrived and located the male barricaded in a hotel room.  Officers are currently negotiating with him to get him out of the room.”

IU is currently on break and classes do not resume on campus until Monday, January 10th.

This is a developing story and will be updated as more information comes in.

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