Oxford School District Lockdown: Full Story & Must-See Details

Oxford School District is on lockdown. Oxford Police Department is searching the area for a wanted suspect. The department did not specify what the person is wanted for.

Officers did say the suspect has no ties to the school. The suspect was last seen near Highway 6 and Highway 7.

What Happened?

The Oxford Police Department confirmed on Twitter that the school district was on lockdown as they search the area for a wanted suspect.

The Oxford School District is on lockdown at this time. We are searching the area for a wanted suspect. The suspect has no ties to the

— Oxford Police Dept (@OxfordPolice) May 8, 2017

UPDATE: The Oxford Police Department has concluded their search and confirmed that the suspect is not in the area. The Oxford School District lockdown will be lifted.

It's been confirmed that the suspect is not in the area. The schools are coming off lockdown.

— Oxford Police Dept (@OxfordPolice) May 8, 2017

The lockdown began early Monday morning.


Oxford School District

The Oxford School District is a public school district based in Oxford, Mississippi, USA. The Village Apartments, family housing of the University of Mississippi, is zoned to the district. It consists of seven total schools and a total of 3,356 students.

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