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Connecticut State Police Patch STATE OF CONNECTICUT
Department of Public Safety
1111 Country Club Road
Middletown, Connecticut 06457
 
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 15, 2007

INVESTIGATION OF THREAT IN SCHOOL

TORRINGTON, CT

Today, May 15th, 2007 at approximately 12:23 p.m. the State Police responded to the complaint of a threatening message left on a wall in the Oliver Wolcott Technical School, located at 75 Oliver Street in Torrington, CT.

Troopers from Troops B and L and Torrington Police Officers were dispatched to the scene. In addition Trooper One (the state Police Helicopter) was dispatched to the scene. State Police specialized K-9’s were also dispatched to the scene.

The threatening message which was discovered on the grounds of the school indicated a threat of violence to the student body. This incident has prompted a criminal investigation.

The school administration decided to have an early controlled dismissal of the students.

The State Police Western District Major Crime Squad is at the scene and assuming this criminal investigation.

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