Police: Scene all clear at Cobleskill-Richmondville HS

COBLESKILL, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Officials say around 6:19 a.m. Tuesday, Schoharie County 911 Dispatchers received a call regarding a possible bomb threat at the Cobleskill-Richmondville High School.

Schoharie County Sheriff’s Office Deputies responded to the school and interviewed employees of the school regarding the matter alleged threat. School officials were contacted and advised of the threat. No students or faculty were in the building at the time the threat was received.

Police said K-9’s and their handlers were requested from the Schenectady Police Department, Otsego County Sheriff’s Office and the New York State Police. K9’s from the Schenectady County Police Department and Otsego County Sheriff’s Office conducted a sweep of the building.

Nothing unusual was found. At 9 a.m., the Sheriff’s Office released the school back to school officials. Students and faculty returned to the building.

Throughout the morning, the Sheriff’s Office and School Officials maintained contact; no major issues were encountered during this phase of the investigation. No arrests were made. The Schoharie County Sheriff’s Office is investigating to determine who is responsible for the threat.

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