TODAY   |  November 05, 2013

Ninja Halloween outfit causes college lockdown

Central Connecticut State University was put on lockdown for three hours Monday after a misunderstanding over a Halloween costume. Police say reports of a man with a gun and sword turned out to be a student wearing a ninja costume.

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>>> a connecticut university was put into lock down over a misunderstanding over a halloween costume . police were called to central connecticut state university after a student reported seeing a person carrying what looked like a gun or a sword. he was wearing camouflage pants and body armor . his son attended an out of town costume party over the weekend and didn't have a change of clothes so he wore his ninja costume back to campus. he was arrested on breach of peace charges.