Extra security at Smithtown HS Friday after threat

March 9, 2012 7:27:26 AM PST
Expect a tense Friday at a Long Island high school, where extra security has been called in after a threat was found scrawled on a bathroom wall.

Someone wrote the threat to shoot up Smithtown High School West on a girls' bathroom wall.

Upon discovery of the message around 2 p.m. Thursday, police were called and the school was placed in an immediate lockdown.

The school and students' backpacks are being searched Friday.

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