14-year-old arrested after verbal threat at Whitebead school

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PAULS VALLEY, Okla. – The Garvin County Sheriff’s Office says a 14-year-old has been arrested after a verbal threat was made at a Whitebead school.

Officials say the arrest came as a result of an investigation of a “verbal threat at Whitebead school.”

They also say no weapon is involved.

Authorities say parents, students and staff “should known the threat has been assessed and determined to be a verbal threat only.”

Deputies will be at the school Friday to ensure safety and security.