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District statement on threat made by student

June 8, 2018: At the end of the school day on Friday, June 8, an A.A. Gates Elementary School student made a threatening comment, which was overheard by fellow students.

The incident was investigated by Port Byron Central School District administrators and referred to the Village of Port Byron Police Department.

The student is being charged with making a terroristic threat and the matter will be adjudicated in Family Court. The student will also be subject to a superintendent's hearing, as per the district's Code of Conduct, which could lead to a long-term suspension.

The village police have stated that at no time where students or staff in any immediate danger.