Less than half of Duncan students went to school after threat

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DUNCAN, Okla. – Duncan Public Schools increased security Wednesday because of an anonymous threat against the district.

Parents had the option to keep their children home.

As a result, not too many students showed up to school.

Just last week Australian athlete Christopher Lane was killed after being gunned down while jogging.

Then came the threats against Duncan High School, causing the district to take extra precautions.

Normally about 1,000 students attend the high school; only 300 showed up.

Just under 4,000 students are in the Duncan School District.

School officials said it will be business as usual Thursday, absences will not be excused.