WEST HAVEN - Fairfield police say a student from Fairfield is in custody following a report of a person near the University of New Haven's West Haven campus with what appeared to be a rifle.
Fairfield police say they are assisting West Haven officers in the investigation and went to the man's home to make sure his family is safe.
Fairfield police say he has a permit to carry a gun and some of his weapons are registered.
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However, people are not allowed to carry a gun on campus.