• Three juveniles in custody after police investigate social media threat at Fairland schools


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    • Police investigate a social media threat at Fairland schools on Wednesday.
    • Students reported the post
    • Schools officials said police investigate and the people responsible were removed from the school.
    • No one was ever in danger, according to officials.

    FAIRLAND, Okla. - A social media threat impacted students at Fairland schools Wednesday morning.

    Officials said students reported seeing a threat on social that mentioned the school. An investigation began, and officials found the people responsible for the post and removed them from the school.

    No one was ever in any danger, according to district officials.

    Police investigated the threat quickly, and took three juveniles into custody. They were placed in detention until an April hearing. 

    District Superintendent Mark Alexander thanked Fairland police for their prompt investigation. Police want to send their gratitude for the quick action of the students and  staff of the school, Ottawa County Sheriff, wyndotte nation tribal police, Ottawa County DA, and Ottawa County juvenile services.

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