Claremore Police Department issued the following comment in response to a post circulating on Facebook.

CPD says the false rumor indicated a man had been arrested after making a plot to enter a local business and begin shooting.

CPD says:

"The Claremore Police Department is aware of a Facebook post regarding threats to the Claremore Walmart. The department is investigating the information it has received and at this time has no reason to believe the threats are credible.

No Claremore police officer was provided information about plans to harm persons at Walmart as alleged in the Facebook post.

Claremore Police is aware of similar posts in neighboring communities circulating on social media.

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