Soundview mom says classmate threatened to kill her son

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A Soundview mother says a classmate threatened to kill her 10-year-old son in art class at P.S. 69.

The apparent victim is a fourth-grader who News 12 is not identifying. The student allegedly grabbed him by the neck and told him he would kill him and other kids at school.

The boy says the teacher was in the classroom but working with another student.

His mother says police told her the same student was caught with a knife a day earlier in school.

The family wants the alleged aggressor removed from school or a safety transfer for the victim.

The city Department of Education did not immediately respond to a News 12 request for comment.

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