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'All-clear' given after threat made to Drumright schools

Posted at 3:43 PM, Jan 28, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-28 19:22:37-05

DRUMRIGHT, Okla. — Drumright Public Schools says its buildings all went on lockdown Monday afternoon after a threat was made over social media.

The superintendent tells 2 Works For You a student from another district made a treat to a Drumright student, then threatened the school. The Creek County Sheriff's Office confirmed the 16-year-old student is from Oilton and has been taken into custody at a juvenile detention center. He says it is possible charges could be pursued.

The school said law enforcement was contacted and Drumright put its schools on lockdown as “preventative action,” the superintendent says. He said law enforcement contacted the person who made the threat, then deemed it as “not credible.”

The lockdown was lifted as a result of the investigation. Officials say they will be sending letters home with students.

The sheriff's office is conducting interviews with students and parents, they said.

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