Liberty University, one of the world’s largest Christian schools, has been in lockdown for nearly 24 hours after a riot broke out at its campus in Texas, according to the campus police.
According to a statement from the university, the riot occurred late Sunday evening.
The university said that the school is in “full lockdown” and that all staff and students have been asked to remain in their residences.
The school is located in the Texas town of Liberty.
The statement said that no one has been arrested and that “no one has suffered from injuries” at the school.
The riot began around midnight Sunday and quickly turned violent, with several buildings being set on fire.
The university said on Monday that more than 50 people were arrested and two people have been charged with rioting.
Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. said in a statement on Monday: “We are in complete lockdown.
The campus is now fully secured.
The community is being kept in its own homes.
The safety and security of our students, staff, faculty, staff and staff-at-large is our highest priority.”
The school said that it was not immediately available for comment.