Report of suspicious man prompts police presence at Naugatuck school

New Haven
naugatuck police_1524157425314.jpg.jpg

NAUGATUCK, Conn. (WTNH)– There was a police presence at a Naugatuck school on Thursday after a non-credible report of an armed man nearby.

Police say that shortly after noon, officers responded to Salem Elementary School 124 Meadow Street, after receiving a report of a suspicious man in the wooded area by the school, with an object that was possibly a firearm.

Students and staff were then placed into a lock down while police checked the area.

After an investigation, it was determined that the report was not credible. However, police did maintain a presence in the area out of caution for the rest of the school day.

Police ask that anyone who witnessed any suspicious activity to contact them at (203-729-5221).

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

New Haven

MakeHaven members making DIY PPE for hospital workers

News /
Thumbnail for the video titled "MakeHaven members making DIY PPE for hospital workers"

Guilford business owner collecting food for those in need during pandemic

News /
Thumbnail for the video titled "Guilford business owner collecting food for those in need during pandemic"

Waterbury first responders getting help fighting coronavirus

News /
Thumbnail for the video titled "Waterbury first responders getting help fighting coronavirus"

Coronavirus peaks: When each county is estimated to see its max virus-related hospitalizations

News /
Thumbnail for the video titled "Coronavirus peaks: When each county is estimated to see its max virus-related hospitalizations"

CT insulation company now making and donating disposable protective gowns

News /
Thumbnail for the video titled "CT insulation company now making and donating disposable protective gowns"

'Safe Stores' executive order to increase social distancing guidelines now in effect

News /
Thumbnail for the video titled "'Safe Stores' executive order to increase social distancing guidelines now in effect"
More New Haven

Trending Stories

Don't Miss

More Don't Miss