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PD: Man carrying gun in Akron poses no threat

Posted: 4:31 PM, Nov 30, 2015
Updated: 2015-11-30 16:31:36-05

Akron Public School administrators are trying to clear up rumors that have been floating around social media that a man threatened people with a gun.

Officials say police are aware of a man who has been spotted near University of Akron and in other parts of the city over the last few days, carrying a gun across his back. 

Police have talked to him and they say he is just exercising his rights to carry a weapon.

Akron school administrators say that police do not believe he is a threat and that he hasn't threatened anyone.