SHARE: Missing woman with seizure disorder last spotted at 7-Eleven

VMI buildings evacuated due to suspicious item


LEXINGTON, Va. (WTVR) – Several buildings on the campus of Virginia Military Institute have been evacuated due to a suspicious item, according to an alert on VMI’s website.

The evacuated buildings include:

  • Preston Library
  • Nichols Engineering Building
  • portions of Mallory Hall

The following message was sent to the VMI community at 8:18 a.m. today:

A suspicious item has been located near the entrance to Preston Library.  Preston Library is closed.

Effective immediately Letcher Avenue between Maury-Brooke and JM Hall is closed.  Please avoid the area.

Entrance to buildings is permitted from the rear.

Police are on the scene.


Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 5,658 other followers