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Mayor: Safety measures taken after threat

A parent reported the threat after the football game Thursday. A parent reported the threat after the football game Thursday.
CHEROKEE, AL (WAFF) -

The mayor of Cherokee said safety measures were taken after a student made a threat about Cherokee High School.

Mayor Chuck Lansdell said he was notified by a parent after Thursday night's football game that a student had made a threat to the school.

He said they do not take threats lightly and the police chief and sheriff were notified.

Lansdell said safety measures were taken to ensure students safety this morning and the rest of the school day.

Marie Waxel is working to get more information on this. We'll update you online and on air with updates.

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