Maryvale schools placed in lockout mode Monday

CHEEKTOWAGA – The Maryvale Schools were placed into lockout mode after a despondent man made threats to harm himself and others according to Cheektowag Police records.

The man’s ex-girlfriend called the police around 2:33 pm Monday saying he was threatening to harm himself.  He later texted her saying he was going to “Maryvale” and “terrorize everyone” possibly with weapons.

The school resource officer was notified and placed the school into lockout mode at 2:37 pm.  The subject never came to the school.

He was located by the police at 2:58 pm and was transported to ECMC for a mental health evaluation.