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All Clear After Threat at OP Schools Wednesday



(WBEN) Extra police were at the Orchard Park Middle School today, as a precaution after some sort of threat. The district reported late today all was clear

The superintendent sent a letter to parents saying there was a threat  -written on a bathroom stall-- discovered after school closed yesterday.

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Orchard Park Police Chief Mark Pacholec
"We are not sure how serious the threat is, but given everything that goes on in today's day and age we have to take a hard look  at it and act accordingly,"  says Orchard Park Police Chief Mark Pacholec.

There was an increased police presence at the middle school and through the entire district Wednesday. The all clear was given Wednesday afternoon.

"As far as the natuire of the threat we are still interviewing students that may be involved in it," Pacholec tells WBEN, adding that he  is sending his own kids to school today.

Here's the letter the district released to parents late Wednesday:





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