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Police Find No Credible Threat After Niskayuna Middle School Lockdown

A Schenectady County middle school was on lockdown Friday afternoon after a threatening note was discovered inside a bathroom.

Officials at the Van Antwerp Middle School in Niskayuna called police to school grounds around 2:30 p.m. Students and staff were on lockdown for over three hours before given the all-clear.

In an online statement, the Niskayuna Central School District says no credible threat was found and police are continuing their investigation.

Lucas Willard is a reporter and host at WAMC Northeast Public Radio, which he joined in 2011.
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