Purdue University warns of 'suspicious container' found near campus

West Lafayette police investigating

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - West Lafayette police gave the all-clear Wednesday afternoon after a container thought to be suspicious was determined not to be dangerous.

An alert posted on the school's website read, "West Lafayette police are investigating a suspicious container in the area of Sylvia and Grant streets. Avoid the area."

Police said officers were called to the area on the eastern edge of campus just after noon.

The object was determined to be PVC pipe with fliers inside.

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