Buffalo Mayor: No credible election threats

Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown explains that the police department has been in contact with federal officials and there have been no credible terrorist or other related threats around the time of the presidential election Tuesday.

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- The turbulent election season is coming to an end with some worried about potential terrorist threats Tuesday. 

Federal agents and state and local police have been told by Homeland Security, according to reports, that there could be plots involving al Qaeda terrorists for places in New York, Virginia and Texas. 

While at a rally for Hillary Clinton Sunday led by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown said the city's police commissioner Daniel Derenda and the department's management have been in touch with federal authorities regarding any threats 

"There are no credible threats in the city of Buffalo right now," Brown said. "But our police officers are on alert." 


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