Tonkawa schools on lockdown

Ponca City Now - October 12, 2015 10:39 am

All the schools in the Tonkawa School District are on lockdown this morning, Superintendent Lori Simpson said.

Simpson said police were in pursuit of a suspect when his car got stuck behind the schools. He ran into a wooded area, and the schools are on lockdown on the advice of the police department.

“We got the call about 8:30 this morning, Simpson said.

Simpson said there are 727 students in the schools and all students are safe. The mid-high and high school students are under the same roof and the elementary school is adjacent, she said.

 

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