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Roosevelt High Student Taken Into Custody After Making Threats To Commit Mass Harm

HYDE PARK – A 15-year-old FD Roosevelt High School Student was charged Sunday night with the misdemeanor of “Making a Threat of Mass Harm” after an investigation by school district officials and the Hyde Park Police Department. The Hyde Park Central School District sent an electronic message to subscribers on Sunday evening at 8:14 p.m. to make district residents aware of the situation.

According to FD Roosevelt Principal Michael Ruella, “FDR High School was made aware of potential threatening statements made by a student toward FDR High School,” he said in the notification. “The Hyde Park Police Department has investigated this situation, identified the student, and has taken the individual into custody to ensure that FDR High School remains safe,” Ruella said without providing details.

FD Roosevelt High School is scheduled to open on Monday, December 19 on a normal schedule, according to police sources.

Hyde Park Police Chief Robert Benson told Mid-Hudson News that there will be an additional police presence at the high school on Monday.

Anyone with additional information is asked to call the Hyde Park Police Department at 845-229-9340.

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