Oxford Middle School placed on temporary lockdown

Oxford Middle School was placed on lockdown due to a potential threat.

Posted: Nov 9, 2017 10:36 AM

OXFORD, Miss. (WTVA) – Oxford Middle School was placed on a temporary lockdown Thursday morning due to a potential threat.

Oxford police received notice of the potential threat to the safety of the school at approximately 8:20 a.m.

At that time, the school’s resource officers notified school administration and placed Oxford Middle School on lockdown while officers investigated.

While working with the school’s administration, police determined the threat was made outside of the Oxford School District.

The lockdown was later lifted after the school was deemed safe.

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