- Associated Press - Tuesday, September 23, 2014

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - The University of Alabama says a 20-year-old student has been arrested on charges related to an “alarming message.”

The university said Tuesday the student is charged with obstructing governmental operations and was being held in the Tuscaloosa County jail on $2,500 bond. The charges were related to an alarming message sent Monday night.

The university says that message is not believed to be directly connected to an intimidating post sent Sunday night that prompted a lockdown at a high-rise women’s dormitory that is home to nearly 1,000 students.

The university says the investigation into the Sunday night post is ongoing. Two search warrants have been issued and others are being sought. University police are working with state and federal law enforcement, including the FBI, to identify whoever made the posts.



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