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Suspect taken into custody on Malone University campus

October 29, 2013 | Release # 6763

At 10:40 a.m. today, Malone University safety personnel were notified that a robbery suspect had been taken into custody on campus.

According to reports, this was the result of an unsuccessful attempted robbery at a local shopping center. The suspect was chased onto the University's campus and immediately apprehended. University officials were told by Canton police that there was no mention of the suspect being armed.

Once information was available, the University informed students, faculty, and staff via the campus's emergency alert system, and told that -- had there been a need for Campus lockdown – the campus community would have been notified with further instructions.

The University also reminded the campus community to review information regarding campus alerts found on the University's intranet.

Malone University, a Christian university for the arts, sciences, and professions in the liberal arts tradition, affiliated with the Evangelical Friends Church, awards both undergraduate and graduate degrees in more than 100 academic programs. Malone has been recognized by the prestigious Templeton Foundation as a leader in character development, as one of Northeast Ohio’s Top Workplaces by the Cleveland Plain Dealer, and is ranked among the top colleges and universities in the Midwest under the category Regional Universities according to U.S.News & World Report's America's Best Colleges 2014,has been awarded the designation Military Friendly School by Victory Media, and is named to AffordableCollegesOnline (ACO)’s Best Lifetime Return on Investment list for the State of Ohio.


Suzanne Thomas, APR
Director of University Relations
Malone University
2600 Cleveland Avenue N.W., Canton, OH, 44709
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Cell: 330-324-2424

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