Several Ohio schools close Friday because of violent threats - Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH

Several Ohio schools close Friday because of violent threats

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CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) -

Reports of violent threats across the state have prompted several Ohio schools to cancel class on Friday for precautionary measures.

There has been an increase in threats since a gunman opened fire at a Florida high school, killing 17 students and faculty members.


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Some Ohio schools decided to close campuses on Friday because of recent threats.

The superintendent of the Licking Heights Local Schools said a district middle school is also closed Friday as police continue to investigate a threat.

Schools in Northeast Ohio have not canceled sessions because of the threats, but there have been an abundance of social media posts and phone calls to local schools threatening violence.

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