Report of men carrying rifle prompt Montana State police to search buildings, warn residents

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Montana State University police are searching buildings and telling people to stay inside after receiving a report of two men carrying a rifle on campus.

An alert sent out by the university Wednesday morning says police received a report the men were crossing 11th Avenue in Bozeman and heading toward the center of the Centennial Mall.

The Bozeman Daily Chronicle reports (http://bit.ly/1fPyPCU ) one man is wearing a hunter's orange hoodie and the other a green or gray jacket and a baseball hat.

Officers are advising people on campus to stay inside and lock their doors.

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Information from: Bozeman Daily Chronicle, http://www.bozemandailychronicle.com