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Jenks High School lifts 'precautionary' lockdown after alleged threat

Posted at 3:19 PM, May 13, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-14 14:47:48-04

Jenks High School confirms has lifted a "precautionary" lockdown after a student from another school made a threat.

A spokesperson said a teen who attends Bixby High School made "level verbal threats" toward JHS and left his campus.

The details of the threat have not been disclosed by school officials.

The spokesperson stressed the actions placed Jenks High and the Jenks Freshman Academy on a precautionary lockdown before 3 p.m. It was lifted about 45 minutes later when the Bixby student was located. Officials say he was not near JHS when he was found.

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