Rowan University Students Raise Concerns After Police Hold Students at Gunpoint

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Students at Rowan University are voicing their concerns after a video surfaced on social media showing police officers holding two students at gunpoint on campus earlier this week.

Glassboro Police and University officials are speaking out about the incident, saying police were responding to a theft at a nearby T-Mobile store, when a concerned citizen entered the store alleging he witnessed a man point a handgun at a parked vehicle and leaving the area in a black Dodge Charger.

Officers saw the vehicle in question and followed it before pulling it over on campus.

Two students were in the vehicle at the time and cooperated with officers who had their guns drawn.

During an investigation, it was discovered no weapon was in the vehicle.

Police and University officials say the officers were justified in their actions, but acknowledge the incident may have troubled students on campus.

Rowan will be holding an informational meeting about the incident on Friday, October 5th, at 11 a.m. to discuss the incident and hear students concerns.


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