Hudson Valley School Deals with Another Bomb Threat
In what sadly is becoming a regular occurrence, police responded to a report of a bomb threat at the same Hudson Valley elementary school.
On Thursday, Town of Wallkill Police responded to a reported bomb threat at Maple Hill Elementary School. A school employee reported that around 11:30 a.m., a male phoned in a bomb threat.
The school was placed into lockdown and members of the Town of Wallkill Police, New York State Police, Orange County Sheriff’s Office, and City of Middletown Police conducted a search of the interior and exterior of buildings and grounds which failed to disclose any weapons or responsible person(s).
There were no reported injuries. The lockdown was lifted at 12:30 p.m. The Middletown School District and the Federal Bureau of Investigation are assisting the Town of Wallkill Detectives in the investigation.
A similar incident occurred at the elementary school on Monday February 8th. The school was placed on lockdown after a male caller phoned in a bomb threat. Nothing was found. On Tuesday January 19th the school was also placed on lockdown after a violent threat was phoned in.
On Monday January 4th, State Police charged a 9-year-old with making a terrorist threat at the school.
According to Town of Wallkill Police, a male caller phoned in bomb threats at Monhagen Middle School on Wednesday January 20th and at William A. Carter Elementary School on Tuesday January 12th.