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OKLAHOMA – One of the latest internet hoaxes has some Oklahomans a little scared.
Images circulating on social media warned Oklahomans that a real-life version of the movie “The Purge” was set to take place at the end August.
In “The Purge” films, the government sanctions an annual 12-hour period in which any and all criminal activity becomes legal.
However, the images are part of a series of internet hoaxes most likely inspired by a Kentucky high school student.
According to KDVR, purge threats in Kentucky, Ohio, Florida, Michigan and Illinois were all found to be unsubstantiated.
So no worries Oklahomans, the real life purge is not happening.