|STATE OF CONNECTICUT
Department of Public Safety
1111 Country Club Road
Middletown, Connecticut 06457
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 12, 2008
Today 03/12/08, shortly after 7:15 a.m., a 911 call was received at New Britain P.D. The caller reported that a suspicious person was observed entering a construction trailer on the property in the rear of the school building. The caller further stated that the person was carrying what appeared to be a possible weapon.
Theexterior of the school was secured by New Britain Police to prevent any
A complete search of the school facility was undertaken. Teams of State Troopers entered the building and conducted a room by room examination of the entire school. All areas under construction including the equipment and construction trailers were also searched. State Police K-9 teams respondedand also searched the entire facility.
At 11:15 a.m. the entire school search was completed with negative results. There was no suspect located and no weapon was found. Students and faculty were returned to the school at that time.
State Police are continuing the investigation into this report. Any witnesses who may have information are asked to contact State Police at (860) 534-1000.
Lt. J. Paul Vance