NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A Staten Island mother stood accused Friday of threatening to blow up her daughter’s school after her daughter failed an exam.
Karen Shearon covered her face with her coat as she left the Staten Island courthouse Friday afternoon.READ MORE: Police: Man Seen On Video Stealing Wallets From Worshipers At Queens Mosques
When asked if she made the threats against Susan Wagner High School, at 1200 Manor Rd. on the edge of the Manor Heights section of Staten Island, Sharon said no and called the teachers at the school a “liars.”READ MORE: COVID Impact: Jersey City Schools In-Person Learning Back On, But Some Parents Have Concerns About Phased-In Approach
Investigators claimed Shearon made the threat after a guidance counselor called to tell her that her daughter failed the Regents Examination.MORE NEWS: MTA At Odds With NYPD Over Subway Crime Stats: 'We're Listening To Our Customers'
Shearon was charged with misdemeanor aggravated harassment.