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Safety threat prompts Waunakee elementary school to keep students inside

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Officers outside Prairie School in Waunakee May 3, 2018 following a school threat. WKOW photo. Officers outside Prairie School in Waunakee May 3, 2018 following a school threat. WKOW photo.

MADISON (WKOW) -- Prairie School in Waunakee was placed on hold status this afternoon after a parent made threatening statements.

In a news release, Waunakee Police say they received information from Madison Police of a domestic incident in the city of Madison. The suspect made homicidal and suicidal statements, including something about picking up and harming his child who attends the school.

The suspect has taken into custody according to Waunakee Police Chief Kevin Plendl

Waunakee Police remained at the school until the end of the school day.

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