West Seneca deems student threat not credible

Posted at 12:36 PM, Feb 28, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-28 12:36:49-05

The West Seneca Central School District has determined there is no credible threat to the schools or the students after investigating a threatening statement made by a student.

The district says the high school student made the statement earlier this week. The district immediately contacted the West Seneca Police Department to investigate the situation.

The interim District Superintendent Matthew Bystrak posted a letter to the school community on the district's website saying, "the District and the police are in full agreement that there is no credible threat to the safety and well-being of the members of our school community.  As always, we appreciate the patience and support of our community as we work to ensure the safety our students and staff. "

There is no word on whether the student who made the perceived threat will face disciplinary action.

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