ROANOKE, Va. -

A man who made comments about the governor prompted a lockdown at Virginia Western Community College in Roanoke on Thursday.

The incident began around 10:48 a.m. in the 1700 block of Clinton Avenue. A woman told police that her husband was suffering from possible mental issues. The information she gave to police was that he may be headed to Virginia Western Community College, and that he may have a firearm.

The man returned to his home at 11:36 a.m. and was taken into custody. He did not have a firearm on him when he was detained, but a firearm was found at his home. The man was eventually taken in for a mental evaluation.

It’s not clear if threats were made to any staff or students at Virginia Western Community College.

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One person is in custody after Virginia Western Community College went on lockdown Thursday morning.

According to the school, the lockdown was put in place after Roanoke City Police relayed a potential threat to campus. The person was never on or near campus.

Classes resumed as normal shortly after the lockdown was lifted.

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The lockdown at Virginia Western Community College in Roanoke has been lifted.

The school went on lockdown earlier Thursday because of a perceived threat.

Classes will go on as scheduled Thursday.

Check back soon for more updates.

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Virginia Western Community College in Roanoke is on lockdown.

A message on the school's website says "Virginia Western is in lockdown. This is NOT a test. LOCKDOWN immediately."

Check back soon for more updates.