01:47 GMT +320 August 2019
Listen Live
    US Army cadets make their way through campus at the United States Military Academy in West Point. (File)

    West Point Military Academy in New York State on Lockdown Amid Suspicious Car

    © AFP 2019 / DON EMMERT
    Get short URL
    0 11

    The lockdown has been enforced after a suspicious car got past security barriers and entered the base.

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — The US Military Academy at West Point in the state of New York has been placed on lockdown, local media reported on Monday.

    ​The lockdown has been enforced after a suspicious car got past security barriers and entered the base, News12 reported.

    MidHudsonNews.com wrote that the driver could be the suspect wanted in the Manhattan explosion on Saturday night.

    The Academy, also known as The Point, is located some 50 miles north of New York City.


    German Consular Offices in Turkey on Lockdown Over Terror Threat Alert
    Texas Schools on Lockdown After Warning of Active Shooter
    Paris' Iconic Eiffel Tower on Lockdown as Armed Police Search Crowds
    US Capitol Put on Lockdown After Reports of Gunmen
    lockdown, Military Academy at West Point, United States, New York
    Community standardsDiscussion
    Comment via FacebookComment via Sputnik