NewsLocal News


Broken Arrow High School student arrested for making school threat

Posted at 12:59 PM, Dec 14, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-14 13:59:32-05

BROKEN ARROW — Broken Arrow Police said they have arrested an 18-year-old high school student for making a school threat.

RELATED STORY: Broken Arrow Public Schools officials say threat not credible

Police said Hipolito Hernandez was arrested after he was identified as the one who reportedly wrote a message on a bathroom mirror threatening there would be a shooting at the school on Friday.

Hernandez was arrested on complaints of threatening of a violent act, police said.

"The threat was made one day prior to the anniversary date of the Sandy Hook school shooting," Broken Arrow Police Major Scott Bennett said. "We will do everything in our power to prevent chances of a similar event happening here in Broken Arrow. This includes strictly enforcing existing threats laws.”

Stay in touch with us anytime, anywhere.

Download our free app for Apple and Android and Kindle devices.

Sign up for newsletters emailed to your inbox. Select from these options: Breaking News, Severe Weather, School Closings, Daily Headlines and Daily Forecasts.

Follow us on Twitter

Like us on Facebook