HAWTHORNE, N. Y. -- Mount Pleasant Police Chief Paul Oliva said he's working with Hawthorne Cedar Knolls and another school for troubled youths after residents have complained about threatening behavior from students, according to a News 12 report.
Hawthorne resident Mark Saracino told News 12 that he's been threatened by a Hawthorne Cedar Knolls student with a rock, and he's worried about the safety of his own children. Oliva said he's had plenty of complaints about both Hawthorne and Pleasantville Cottage, noting that they aren't secure facilities, reports News 12.
Hawthorne Cedar Knolls officials said they can't comment on specific cases, but they are working with police to resolve problems, according to News 12.