Deputies investigate possible threat at Oak Ridge High School

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — Students were kept out of Oak Ridge High School on Tuesday morning over a possible threat to the school, according to the Orange County Sheriff’s Office.


Deputies said they responded after the school received a concerning email that contained a possible threat.

A spokesperson for the sheriff’s office said “Out of an abundance of caution, deputies are clearing the campus before students are let in.”

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The exact nature of the threat was not revealed by deputies.

Orange County Public Schools released the following statement to Channel 9:

“Prior to student arrival, school administration received an email that included a possible threat to the school. Law enforcement responded to the campus and conducted a thorough search. Nothing was found and we have since been given the all clear.”

Channel 9 is working to gather more details and will provide updates on Eyewitness News.

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