Claremore schools evacuated; bomb threat investigation underway

KTUL-TV - March 27, 2018 12:09 pm

CLAREMORE, Okla. (KTUL) — Claremore police say they are investigating bomb threats made at several schools Tuesday morning.

The call came in at 10:44 a.m. Police say all seven of Claremore’s schools were evacuated or the students were moved to a central location inside the school.

Police they’ve been in contact with the district and parents are not being asked to pick up their children at this time but that could change.

Officers are stationed at every school in the district. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol and Rogers County deputies are assisting. The OHP’s Bomb Squad is responding.

So far, police say they haven’t found any evidence of a bomb but the investigation is still in the early stages.


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