Threat against Niskayuna High School leads to student removal, no lockdown

NISKAYUNA — A pair of Niskayuna High School students face disciplinary action after police responded to a threat of violence against the school on Friday morning.

Niskayuna Superintendent of Schools Cosimo Tangorra said in a statement that town police responded to a threat against the building at 8:46 a.m. One student was removed from class, and another was interviewed about the incident.

The school did not go on lockdown, as officials determined there was no threat to student safety.

Tangorra told the Times Union late Friday that administrators would talk with the entire student body on Monday,

Courier News Staff

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