The student was reported to be in possession of a weapon at an after school program.

On Tuesday, the City of Poughkeepsie received a report a that a Poughkeepsie Middle School student may have possessed a weapon on school grounds during an after school program.

The report and investigation was conducted by the city of Poughkeepsie Police Patrol Division and Detectives. The investigation included numerous interviews and collaboration with school officials.

The outcome of the investigation was that no credible threat to students, faculty, or staff existed, based on the information related to this report.

In an abundance of caution, school officials and police conducted a thorough search of the Poughkeepsie Middle School to ensure no threats existed.