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suny sealONEONTA – SUNY Oneonta president Nancy Kleniewski announced at 7 p.m. that a suspect in Saturday’s YikYak threat has been taken into custody.

“While the investigation will continue, UPD is confident that the message, which was reported to mention shooting tomorrow, does not present a threat,” Kleniewski said. “The last several hours have been tense on our campus, at Hartwick College, in the City of Oneonta, and in the homes of students’ parents near and far. I appreciate the patience within these communities as law enforcement officials diligently focused on bringing closure to this situation.”

This arrest comes as the result of a joint investigation of the UPD with the Oneonta Police Department and State Police.



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