May 9, 2018

Law enforcement investigating threat at Alexander school

By Neal A. Shipman
Farmer Editor

A threat received by an Alexander student via social media on May 2, prompted school officials to place the school under a Yellow status on Thursday, May 3.
According to the McKenzie County Sheriff’s Department, at approximately 6:11 p.m. their office was notified that a student at the Alexander Public School had received a threat via social media.
The sheriff’s department provided a heightened amount of security in the area due to the threat and the school was placed in a Yellow status. A Yellow status means that all classrooms and outside doors were locked and that there was no outside recess and lunch was a closed campus.

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