Rockland schools increase security after clown threat

Rockland County high schools have increased security after another “Creepy Clown” threat. Extra police presence was requested after the county's six public schools were mentioned

An Instagram post claimed clowns would

An Instagram post claimed clowns would "either kidnap students or kill teachers going to their cars" at the county's six public high schools. (10/7/16)

SPRING VALLEY - Rockland County high schools have increased security after another “Creepy Clown” threat.

Extra police presence was requested after the county's six public schools were mentioned in an Instagram post.

The post claimed clowns would "either kidnap students or kill teachers going to their cars."

Each of the school districts yesterday sent letters to alert parents about beefed-up patrols today.

Police say they are taking the threats seriosly butthe schools are safe and School officials say local police do not believe the threats are credible. This seems to be a national phenomenon going on right now. We have no credible or actionable information, says Clarkstown Police Sgt. Joann Fratiani.

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