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Sheriff's Office investigating possible threat by Oak Park student

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LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) -

The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating a possible threat made an Oak Park Middle School student, officials said.

Calcasieu Parish School Board Public Information Officer Kirby Smith told KPLC that the investigation is ongoing and the school system "feels confident that the safety of our students and faculty was never in question."

Smith said school officials were notified of the possible threat on Thursday and contacted the Sheriff's Office for assistance.

KPLC has received numerous calls and emails from parents of Oak Park students. Many said they were keeping the children home on Friday.

KPLC will have more on later editions.

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