Troy Police Issue Statement on Social Media Post that Referenced Potential Violence at Local School

Troy Police Issue Statement on Social Media Post that Referenced Potential Violence at Local School

TROY, NY (September 17, 2021) – The Troy Police Department has issued the following update regarding a viral social media post referencing possible violence at a local school in Troy:

“We are aware of a social media post suggesting that violence will occur at a Lansingburgh school today. Detectives investigated the basis for that post overnight and the creator of that post had no direct information that such violence would occur. However, there will be police staffing at the schools today to provide additional safety and calm any community concerns.

“We appreciate the parents who contacted us, taking an active role in our community’s safety. We have been in communication with school administration throughout the investigation.”

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