Proctor student charged with making a terroristic threat

A freshman student at Proctor High School has been arrested after the student allegedly made threats against the school.

Posted: Mar 1, 2018 11:39 AM
Updated: Mar 1, 2018 11:52 AM

UTICA – A freshman student at Proctor High School has been arrested after the student allegedly made threats against the school, according to the Utica Police Department.

Police say they received a report on Tuesday, Feb. 27 that a 14-year-old, ninth grade Proctor student had made threats to “shoot up the school.” The threats were allegedly made verbally during class.

Police were immediately notified and an investigation began. The student was then located and interviewed by an investigator, and the student was charged with felony making a terroristic threat.

On Tuesday, a student in the Madison Central School District was arrested on the same charge, and on Wednesday, a student at Otto Shortell Middle School in the Oneida City School District was charged with making a terroristic threat as well.

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