WATERVILLE, N.Y. -- A threat was reported regarding the Waterville Elementary School Thursday night.
The Oneida County Sheriff's Office says after investigation the threat, it was determined that it was not credible.
We were made aware of a conversation between MPS students that referred to the recent bank robbery & that someone was going to shoot up the school. We reported the situation to the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office who investigated and have deemed that there is no credible threat.
— Charles Chafee (@watervillesupt) May 10, 2019
The students and staff at the school are not in danger, and deputies also specified that the incident is not connected with the bank robbery in Oriskany Falls.
Deputies, the special patrol officer and the Waterville Central School District worked together in the investigation.