UNC-Chapel Hill Police investigating detonation of device

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A device was detonated at the University of Chapel Hill today, according to campus authorities. 

Photos from the scene show a flames going up a tree near where the device went off. The University released this message through their “Alert Carolina’ system earlier today:

UNC Police Investigating Detonation of Device in McCorkle Place

UNC Police are investigating the detonation of a small device at Davie Poplar in McCorkle Place. Please avoid the area. A suspect is in custody. Cameron Avenue is currently closed to through traffic between S. Columbia St. and Raleigh St.

The investigation is ongoing. Please refer to alertcarolina.unc.edu for update

Details are limited at this time. Check back with us for more updates. 

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