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Increased security at Lockport High School following threat

Posted at 5:29 PM, Dec 12, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-12 17:32:10-05

LOCKPORT, N.Y. (WKBW) — The Lockport City School District announced there will be an increased police presence at the high school Friday, December 13th, following a threat discovered Thursday.

The district says an anonymous handwritten message was discovered on a bathroom stall wall in the high school which included a threat to school safety.

In a Facebook post Thursday evening, the district said in part:

"The District treats all threats seriously and immediately referred this matter to local law enforcement authorities, who are currently investigating the matter. The District is fully cooperating with the investigation. At this point, we are not able to determine whether the message constitutes a credible threat."

View the full statement below.