A shelter-in-place order was issued for San Diego City College after report of a man with a knife near the campus Tuesday evening.
San Diego Community College District posted the warning on Twitter, advising people to avoid the area.
The incident was reported just before 4 p.m.
According to a spokesperson for the college, a man with a knife was seen next to the LRC Library and was believed to be on campus.
Just before 5:30 p.m., college police officers determined the suspect had fled the area.
Officers will remain on campus to patrol.
No other information was immediately available.
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