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Cayuga County sheriff investigating allegation that BOCES student made threat on bus

The Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office has opened an investigation following allegations that a 16-year-old Auburn student made threatening statements on a bus ride home from Cayuga-Onondaga BOCES.

Auburn Enlarged City School District Superintendent Jeff Pirozzolo said the incident was reported at around 3 p.m. Wednesday when a student called the bus garage saying she heard there had been threats made on a school bus. He said district administrators immediately alerted the sheriff’s office, which launched an investigation.

By 8 p.m. Wednesday, Pirozzolo said, detectives informed the district there was no risk to any students or staff members. At around that time, the district issued a school message to parents, informing the community of the allegations and investigation.

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