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Threat by juvenile locks down Burlingame Schools Monday morning

BURLINGAME, Kan. – The Osage County Sheriff’s Office has reported a threat against Burlingame Schools prompted a school lockdown this morning. A suspect has since been identified and taken into custody without incident.

The sheriff’s report said that at approximately 11 a.m., Nov. 6, 2023, after officials learned of the potential threat, the Burlingame school resource officer and school officials placed the school under a shelter in place status, which was then followed by a lockdown.

Additional deputies responded to the school and local area to search for the suspect, who has only been identified as a juvenile. The suspect was located by Burlingame police and taken into custody at 11:40 a.m.

The sheriff’s report didn’t describe the nature of the threats, but Osage County Sheriff Chris Wells thanked students and parents who had reported the threats.

The sheriff’s office asks anyone with information about the incident to contact the Osage County Sheriff’s Office at 785-828-3121, or to remain anonymous, contact Osage County Crime Stoppers at 877-OSCRIME or 877-672-7463.

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