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Authorities investigate incident at Sloan-Hendrix

(Source: Raycom Media) (Source: Raycom Media)

Lawrence County officials are continuing to investigate an incident in which a student reportedly made a comment to another student that was reported to school officials Thursday. 

According to Lawrence County Sheriff Jeff Yates, deputies are investigating the matter at the Sloan-Hendrix School District. 

"The school resource officer, school officials and juvenile authorities acted quickly and the male student was removed from campus and placed in a facility," Yates said. "The investigation continued today (Friday) and female student possible associated with the male was placed in a facility. The investigation is still ongoing." 

No other details were released about the situation. 

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