Police catch man accused of threatening Skidmore student

Posted at: 03/05/2013 9:11 PM
Updated at: 03/06/2013 10:20 AM
By: WNYT Staff

SARATOGA SPRINGS - Police have found the man they say made threats against a Skidmore College student, touching off a campus lockdown Tuesday night.

Police say 49-year-old Lance Leonard made threats to harm a Skidmore College student and himself.

Police say there was no mention of a specific weapon. 

College officials and investigators deemed the threats credible and took steps to lock down the college campus Tuesday night.

The relationship between Leonard and the student is not being released.

Leonard was apprehended Wednesday morning.  Police aren't saying where he was found, but they had earlier said he believed to be heading for New Jersey.

Police have scheduled a news conference for this afternoon to discuss the case.