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Shelter in place in effect at Niagara County middle school

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Posted at 2:47 PM, May 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-07 14:47:13-04

WHEATFIELD, N.Y. (WKBW) — Edward Town Middle School in the Niagara Wheatfield School District is under a 'shelter in place' because of a threat made by a student.

The district says all students are safe, and both students and staff have been moved to the high school auditorium. Students will be dismissed from the high school at their normal dismissal time.

The student in question is in police custody.

This is a developing story.