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The Shawnee News-Star
  • Police: Employee made threats at Edmond school

  • Officials say an employee at a middle school in Edmond won't be at school Tuesday after he allegedly called a suicide hotline and threatened to harm himself and others.
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  • Officials say an employee at a middle school in Edmond won't be at school Tuesday after he allegedly called a suicide hotline and threatened to harm himself and others.
     
    The Edmond School District sent out alerts Monday to parents after the alleged threats were called in to a hotline.
     
    Authorities say the man works at Sequoyah Middle School.
     
    Police tell Oklahoma City television station KOCO that the man was questioned in a classroom and taken to a facility for a mental health evaluation. Police would not disclose the nature of the threats.
     
    The school says the man "is getting the care and follow-up deemed necessary" and that was no one was hurt.
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