Investigation into threat at Horseheads School District

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UPDATE:

Horseheads School District released a letter regarding the threat. Cick here for the letter. 

…”Please be assured that the responsible individual is known and the situation is being addressed. Please know that we take any threat to our students or school very seriously. Safety and security are our highest priorities, and we will never take these topics lightly.”

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Horseheads Village Police confirm a student recently made a threat at Horseheads High School.

Police said they investigated the situation and found the threat to be non-credible at this time.

The school has taken measures to discipline the student internally.

A formal letter will be sent to parents regarding the situation at the school.

Police will have an increased presence at the school on Friday, Dec. 21, as a precautionary measure. Chief of Horseheads Police Tom Stickler said the safety of students and staff are top priority and police plan to take measures to ensure that. 

The investigation is ongoing and charges are pending.

Stick with 18 News for updates as more information becomes available.

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