While early reports suggested that two Lyons Central School District schools were placed under lockdown procedure on Friday, the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that the school was actually evacuated after a threat was made public.
Details of the incident remain foggy, but at this point the students have re-entered the school after being evacuated from the Lyons High School and Middle School due to an unknown threat. The students were moved to the Lyons Community Center, which is located near the two schools.
13WHAM reports that parents said ‘threatening notes’ were left inside the computer lab at one of the two schools. However, that information has not been verified by authorities in Wayne County.
WHEC reports that the incident involved a ‘bomb threat’, which they say had been verified by a member of the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office.
There was a significant police presence at the school on Friday for nearly two hours, as members of the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office worked to clear the buildings.
On Wednesday, Michael J. Aman was charged with making a terroristic threat, and Wayne County Sheriff Barry Virts told us that the investigation was ongoing.
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