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Norman North Investigating 'Disturbing' Report Regarding JV Wrestling Team

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School officials at Norman North are investigating a disturbing report regarding an incident that allegedly occurred on a junior varsity wrestling team bus returning from a tournament.

One adjunct coach has been fired and another coach is on suspension over the alleged incident. News 9 is told that some students have also been suspended as well, but the school has not commented on the specifics of the investigation.

A school spokesperson released the following statement to News 9:

“We received an extremely disturbing report Tuesday morning about an incident involving students involved with the Norman North junior varsity wrestling team who were on a bus returning from a tournament. District officials immediately contacted the Norman Police Department and simultaneously began an internal investigation.

Within a matter of hours, two students were suspended and additional students have been suspended as the investigation continues. An adjunct coach who was responsible for supervising students on the bus was immediately dismissed. A second coach has been suspended pending further investigation.

Student safety is a top priority. This is an ongoing investigation and we will continue to work with police to pursue any appropriate criminal charges. Any parents or students who have been involved in the wrestling program and have information or concerns about inappropriate activities are urged to immediately contact district administration or the Norman Police Department.”

Keep checking with News 9 and for more information.

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