Police Believe Threat Against JHS Isn’t Valid


Stock image by Justin Gould/WNYNewsNow

JAMESTOWN – Jamestown Police Chief Harry Snellings told WNYNewsNow Wednesday morning that a reported threat towards Jamestown High School lacks validity.

Snellings released the following statement through text:

“This has been investigated and addressed. We have no reason to believe this is a valid threat. We continue to urge anyone that may have information about any threats to contact the police department.”



Snellings added that the issue in question was addressed several days ago.

Several community members messaged and emailed us with concerns after the following photo surfaced on Facebook:



We are awaiting comment from the Jamestown Public School District.

WNYNewsNow’s Matt Hummel and Justin Gould contributed to this report.

Related reporting: JHS Principal Reacts To Threat

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