Stissing Mountain target of second bomb threat hoax

Stissing Mountain Middle/High School has fallen prey to two bomb threat scares in November. The school district is working closely with police agencies to discover the perpetrator(s). File Photo

PINE PLAINS — Classes at Stissing Mountain Middle/High School were disrupted on Tuesday, Nov. 29, due to a bomb threat, the second in less than a month.

The first bomb threat hoax occurred on Monday, Nov. 7, and was investigated by the Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office. Deputy T.J. Hanlon said the investigation into that incident is still ongoing.

It is unknown whether this second bomb threat hoax was perpetrated by the same person or persons as the first incident, or whether it is a copycat job.

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