Michigan State University Police: Object Reported as ‘Noose’ Was a Shoelace

An object reported to campus police as a “noose” was actually a shoelace, according to Michigan State University campus police.

On Wednesday a student reported that they had seen a “noose” hanging outside of a dorm room in her residence hall at Michigan State University. By Thursday, campus police had determined that the “noose” was actually just a shoelace. According to reports, the shoelace was tied to the door belonging to two black female students in Holden Hall.