June 2, 2022
PENFIELD, NY – From Sheriff Todd Baxter:
The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office investigated a suspicious condition at Penfield High School on Tuesday afternoon. On May 31, 2022, The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office received a call from the Penfield Central School District for the report of a suspicious condition. Staff discovered a potentially threatening message written on the wall in one of the bathrooms. Through collaboration with the Penfield School District, the author of the message was identified. MCSO, along with the Forensic Intervention Team (FIT), spoke with the student and the student’s family. The family is cooperating with the investigation. The investigation revealed nothing of concern was found and it was determined that there was not a credible threat. MCSO will continue to work with the Penfield Central School District to have a presence at the schools and assure the safety and security of students and staff.