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Caller In Hudson Valley Hospital Threat ID'd, Charged

Anthony G. Alfano
Anthony G. Alfano Photo Credit: New York State Police

CORTLANDT MANOR, N.Y. -- A 39-year-old man has been apprehended and is facing charges following a Tuesday afternoon incident at NewYork-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital in which police were notified of a reportedly threatening phone call that was made to the hospital.

Anthony G. Alfano of the Bronx turned himself over to police and has been charged with aggravated harassment in the second degree, a Class A misdemeanor, State Police from the Cortlandt barracks said.

State Police responded to the hospital after receiving the report at 2:10 p.m. of a threat made against hospital staff by telephone. Alfano was identified as the caller subsequent to an investigation conducted by police.

Alfano was arraigned before Judge Daniel O’Brien in the Village of Buchanan Court and remanded to Westchester County Jail in lieu of $1,500 cash bail. 

He is due to appear in the Town of Cortlandt Court on Friday, Jan. 13.

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