NEW HARTFORD — Deputies responded to the OHM BOCES—Middle Settlement Academy on Thursday in response to a threat written in a bathroom, the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office said in a release.

Deputies said school officials along with the school resource officer conducted a search of the building and deemed it safe.

The Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Unit also responded, and an investigation into the matter is ongoing, deputies said.

Any person with information regarding this threat should contact Investigator Justin Copperwheat at 315-765-2767.