Kathy Welsh

Kathy Welsh

Suspicious Package at Plattekill Post Office Posed No Threat

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PLATTEKILL – New York State Police were investigating a suspicious package at the Plattekill Post Office today.

State Police in Highland, along with the Plattekill Police Department responded to the post office after they received a call at 12:15 p.m. of a report of a suspicious package.

During the course of the investigation, the post office was evacuated and Plattekill Elementary School was placed in lockdown.

Upon further investigation, police determined the package was not a threat to any persons or the surrounding community and the lockdown at Plattekill Elementary was lifted.

Law enforcement agencies were assisted by the Plattekill Fire Department and the Cronomer Valley Fire Department.


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