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Middletown, Connecticut 06457
 
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

05/19/09

                  STATE POLICE INVESTIGATE STUDENT VS STUDENT THREAT

Today 05/19/09 at 1:30 p.m. State Police Troop-H and the school  resource trooper were advised that the school E.C. Goodwin Technical School in New Britain had received telephone information of a possible student on student threat that might involve a weapon.

The school administration placed the school into lockdown and notified the School resource Trooper of the threat. Additional State Troopers responded to the school and initiated a criminal investigation.

The School resource trooper and responding troopers identified the issue reported and also identified all possible involved students. These students have been detained and interviewed by State Police .

No event took place, there are no injuries, and no weapons involved in this incident.

No arrests have been made and the case remains under investigation by State Police.  

The student body was dismissed by the school administration.

The entire school facility has been searched by School officials and State Police. No weapons  were located.

The investigation is continuing.

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LT. J. Paul Vance

Connecticut State Police
Public Information Office Your Help Needed
The Connecticut State Police frequently relies on the general public for help in solving criminal cases.  If you have witnessed a crime or if you have information that might help detectives solve a case, we would like to hear from you. 
 

If you can help the CT State Police solve a crime, please call our 24 hour line

(860) 685-8190, or our toll free line at 800-842-0200 (in-state only).
Or if you choose you can Text a Tip-

HOW?:
by using your cell phone you can (anonymously) text a message with a tip or information to the CT State Police.


Text " TIP711 plus your message" to CRIMES (274637)

This is strictly a system set up for the public to send tips via text messaging to
the police text messaging to the police anonymously.

THIS IS NOT TO BE USED TO REPORT CRIMES
OR
TO BE USED FOR REPORTING EMERGENCIES

FOR EMERGENCIES CALL 911