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Police presence at all Seaford schools after social media threat

Posted at 9:52 AM, Sep 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-16 11:12:19-04

SEAFORD, N.Y. — ALL Seaford schools are operating on a two-hour delay Monday after a threat was made on social media.

The Nassau County Police Department said Monday the threat made to Seaford High School; police are investigating, and officers are at every Seaford school this morning as a precaution.

The threat is not believed to be credible, according to police, and schools are deemed safe for staff and students.

Nassau County Police Department and Seaford School District will continue investigate the social media threat.

Dr. Adele Pecora, Superintendent of Schools, reiterated the safety of the schools in a statement.

The District has been collaborating with the Nassau County Police Department regarding a potential social media threat. It is safe for faculty and students to attend school today. We will be following the two-hour delay schedule in all buildings. As a precautionary measure, two patrol cars will be at each building throughout the day. In addition, there will be no outdoor recess, senior privileges and outside gym classes today. A determination will be made later today regarding after school activities. The safety of our students and staff is of utmost importance and we will continue to keep you informed. Thank you for your patience and cooperation.

If anyone has any information about this incident or any other threats to Seaford schools they are asked to call the Seventh Precinct at (516) 573-6700.