Noose found hanging in Royal Oak Middle School restroom; police investigating

The Royal Oak Police Department is investigating after a noose was found hanging in a boys' bathroom at Royal Oak Middle School on Friday.

UPDATE: Student removed from Royal Oak Middle School after admitting to hanging noose in bathroom

The superintendent at the school said there was a commotion on the 3rd floor inside the boys' restroom. When staff investigated, they found a noose hanging from a bathroom stall.

The school released this statement about the incident:

"At Royal Oak Schools, the safety of our students is our number one priority. We take this incident very seriously. We will not tolerate intimidation, threats, harassment or bullying. We will be working closely with the Royal Oak Police Department and will update our staff and families as information becomes available.”

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