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Arrest ends Skidmore lockdown

Man accused of threatening to kill student

Saratoga Police Lt.John Catone talks about 49-year-old Lance Leonard, who threatened to harm a Skidmore College student and himself which prompted college officials to lock down the campus from Tuesday night until early Wednesday morning. Leonard was apprehended in Atlantic City. Catone spoke a press conference held at Saratoga City Hall on Wednesday afternoon. Saratoga County District Attorney James Murphy is seen at left rear.
Photographer: Marc Schultz
Saratoga Police Lt.John Catone talks about 49-year-old Lance Leonard, who threatened to harm a Skidmore College student and himself which prompted college officials to lock down the campus from Tuesday night until early Wednesday morning. Leonard was apprehended in Atlantic City. Catone spoke a press conference held at Saratoga City Hall on Wednesday afternoon. Saratoga County District Attorney James Murphy is seen at left rear.
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Skidmore College spent Tuesday night under a police-assisted lockdown while authorities in three states hunted a man who allegedly threatened to shoot a female student he knew. Lance C. Leonard, 49, a transient last known to reside in the Martha’s Vineyard area of Massachusetts, was arrested by police officers in Atlantic City, N.J., shortly before 7 a.m. Wednesday in connection with threatening phone calls and text messages made to a female Skidmore student in her ...


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