Threat Against Jamestown School Unfounded, Second Locally In 24-Hours

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JAMESTOWN, NY (WNY News Now) – A second threat against a Chautauqua County school in less than 24-hours has been deemed unfounded.

On Tuesday, Educators at Persell Middle School in Jamestown were made aware of a threat against students made during a Monday night FaceTime call.

Working with the Jamestown Police Department, school officials determined there was no credible threat to Persell or to the students involved.

This was the second school related threat locally in the past day. On Monday, an email threatened the Superintendent of Clymer Central School, which as a precaution, prompted a dog search of the property.

Following a further investigation, the FBI determined that threat to be connected to a hoax sent to various Western New York and New York City Schools.


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