Many Tulsa area schools were placed on lockdown Friday in connection with various social media threats.
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- Berryhill Schools were on lockdown Friday afternoon after a potential social media threat. Tulsa County Sheriff's Office is treating the threat as legit. Deputies are on campus. School officials let students out early at 2:45 p.m.
- A 15-year-old student was arrested in connection with a threat made on Snapchat against Dove Science Academy in Tulsa, officials said. The school was placed on lockdown until 10 a.m. The student said the post was a "joke." He was arrested on a count of threatening a violent act.
- Coweta police have arrested two students at Donald P. Sloat Junior High who they said admitted to making threats against the school. The students did not have weapons, but did admit to making threats, officials said.
- Tulsa police investigated threats made on social media against Union Public Schools. Investigations found that none of the threats were credible.
Bixby Public Schools were on lockdown Friday after police responded to a social media threat which they said isn't credible. Police said that around midnight on Friday morning a third party reported to a school resource officer an Instagram post that read, “Union, then on to Bixby” Police do not believe the threat is credible, but they are working to identify the person who posted the image.
In Muskogee, school leaders say that Alice Robertson Junior High is on lockdown due to a suspicious rumor on social media. Earlier this week, two students were arrested after one was found with a handgun on Wednesday morning.
Webster, Central and Memorial schools did not go on lockdown after threats made were deemed not credible.
Police said a threat made against the Owasso 8th Grade Center was not credible.
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