Officials Investigate Noose Incident at California Elementary School

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A rope resembling a noose was found hanging from a fence at a California elementary school, parents say.

The rope was found in the early morning of August 21 on the Chabot Elementary school campus in Oakland, California, KTVU reported. The school reportedly removed the rope before students arrived on campus and school officials are trying to figure out the motivation behind the placement of the rope. Keita Jones, a parent whose child goes to the school, told KTVU that the rope was used for intimidation.

“Most nooses are ropes. So it looked like a rope but it also looked like it was used to send a message or for some sort of intimidation,” Jones told the news station.

The North Star reached out to the Oakland Unified School District for comment on the matter but did not hear back in time for publication. In a statement…

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