WENY News - Student arrested after alleged threats towards Watkins Glen High

Student arrested after alleged threats towards Watkins Glen High School

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WATKINS GLEN, NY (WENY) - A 16-year-old from Watkins Glen is facing charges for allegedly threatening violence at Watkins Glen High School.

According to police, a student told the School Resource Officer on Saturday that a 16-year-old student had threatened violence against the school. An investigation was started immediately. 

The 16-year-old student was taken into custody without incident shortly after the complaint. He was charged with 3rd degree Falsely Reporting an Incident. He will appear in Watkins Glen Village court at a later date.

Police say the school was never in danger and school officials were notified of the threat.

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