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Police give all clear after Grove Middle school evacuates due to threat

Posted at 12:17 PM, Oct 31, 2023

GROVE, Okla. — Grove Middle School and Alternative Academy got an all clear after reports of a possible device on campus Tuesday.

Around 1:12 p.m. bomb technicians and law enforcement announced an all-clear after sweeping the buildings. Grove's high school students sheltered in place as authorities investigated the threat.

GPS asked people to not go to the area around west campus as police sweep the area.

School officials took middle school students to the stadium and later to a Methodist Church nearby.

People with GPS said the high school delayed lunch during the incident. Bomb technicians investigated a suspicious backpack according to GPS.

They found no device in the school. Police did arrest a juvenile in the course of the investigation.

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