WVU Police arrest suspect after Wednesday night knife alert

West Virginia

MORGANTOWN, W.Va — West Virginia University Police have arrested a man they suspect of brandishing a knife on Belmar Avenue on the night of Wednesday, March 10 near the Morgantown campus, according to a news release sent out by WVU officials Friday afternoon.

University officials said Zavier Reid, 20, who is not a WVU student, was taken into custody on Friday. He will be charged with brandishing a deadly weapon and destruction of property, the release said.

Reid, who is from West Palm Beach, Florida, will be arraigned in Monongalia County Magistrate Court.

The University issued a WVU Alert that night in response to the incident.

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