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Man who appeared to be under influence willingly walks into Union High School

Posted at 9:24 PM, Feb 26, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-26 23:32:11-05

TULSA -- Parents are searching for answers after a man who appeared to be under the influence willingly walked into Union High School three weeks ago. The district claims a door was accidentally propped open. Now, videos of the incident are surfacing on social media. 

Students inside Union High School took video of a random man stumbling into a classroom. A student then starts to approach the man.

"This one student, I don’t know the student's name, but he kind of used his body language to get the gentleman to back out of the one classroom," an anonymous Union parent said. 

A second video shows the same man walk crookedly out of a room and get down on his knees in front of another classroom. 

“Clearly he had wandered around for a little while," the mom said. 

The videos were taken three weeks ago. The school district claims a staff member had a door open on the southeast side of the building. 

“They do have cameras and stuff and they do try to check people as they come in," the mom said. 

A Union parent, who wanted to remain anonymous, says a notification never went out to parents. 

“Everyone can make mistakes and a door can be left open," the mom said. 

Just last week, Tulsa Police and the FBI were investigating a threat against Union 9th graders after a picture of a masked gunman appeared on Instagram. 

The district wants to make it clear that the incident happened before the recent school shooting in Florida and before the threat against Union.  But parents don't care. They'd rather be in the know than find out later. 

“We keep saying, 'Well, that was just a one offer and that won’t happen again,' well then it happens again," the mom said. 

The district says they have talked with the staff at the high school and made it clear that no door should ever be propped open.

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