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Second child arrested in connection with written threats at Frankfort-Schuyler school

Frankfort Police have arrested a second child in connection with the recent threats made at Frankfort-Schuyler Junior/Senior High School.

Posted: Oct 7, 2019 1:07 PM
Updated: Oct 7, 2019 1:08 PM

FRANKFORT, N.Y. – Frankfort Police have arrested a second child in connection with the recent threats made at Frankfort-Schuyler Junior/Senior High School.

The child was charged with making a terroristic threat, a D felony.

The minor was released to the parents and issued a ticket to appear in Herkimer County Family Court.

Police arrested a minor on Friday, Oct. 4, in relation to the threats at Frankfort-Schuyler. That child was also charged with making a terroristic threat.

There were three incidents in less than a month of written threats found in bathrooms at Frankfort-Schuyler Junior/Senior school. The first was on Sept. 20, and the school was put on lockdown and students were released shortly after. The second incident was on Oct. 2, when written threat was found and the school was evacuated so police could secure the building and investigate. Another threat was received the next day, Oct. 3, but police did not find it to be a credible threat.

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