Man with toy gun on Quad detained

By James VandeBerg

University police detained a Champaign man after he displayed a toy gun on the south Quad.

Reports initially indicated there was a man on the south Quad with a gun shortly after 3 p.m. Wednesday, but it was later shown to be a toy, said University spokesperson Robin Kaler.

Interim Chief Jeff Christensen said the man was not arrested, but was taken to a hospital for mental evaluation.