Threat Against Norman HS Part Of National Hoax, Police Say


Wednesday, October 4th 2017, 11:04 am
By: News 9


Police in Norman have an increased presence at both Norman High School and Norman North High School after a text threat was received Tuesday night.

Authorities confirmed that a threatening text was sent to a student, but officers said they do not deem the threat to be credible. Police said Norman North was specifically mentioned in the text.

Police have increased security at both schools as a precaution.

Around 11:30 a.m., Norman Police said that the threat was part of a national hoax. Here is their statement:

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Police in Norman have an increased presence at both Norman High School and Norman North High School after a text threat was received Tuesday night. Authorities confirmed that a threatening text was sent to a student, but officers said they do not deem the threat to be credible. Police said Norman North was specifically mentioned in the text. Police have increased security at both schools as a precaution.

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