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Alert Issued After Threat Made Targeting Westchester School

Albert Leonard Middle School
Albert Leonard Middle School Photo Credit: Facebook/City School District of New Rochelle

School officials in a Westchester district are on high alert after a post on social media threatening violence was made online.

In New Rochelle, Albert Leonard Middle School Principal Camille Edwards-Thomas issued a statement on Tuesday, Nov. 16 regarding a message on social media from a student threatening to carry out an act of violence in the building.

Edwards-Thomas said that the threat was investigated by the New Rochelle Police Department, which determined that there was no credible threat.

“Today’s school session remains on schedule,” Edwards-Thomas stated. “As always, the school district takes any threat seriously. The safety of our students and staff is our number one priority.” 

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