A threat on Instagram linked to New Milford High School prompted a police presence at the school this week. School administrators reported the incident to police on Monday. The social media post showed armed soldiers sitting on the ground, with a caption stating ‘12-1-21...’”
Police Chief Spencer Cerruto and Superintendent Alisha DiCorpo followed up to ensure adequate police coverage at all schools and to address that additional safety measures were in place as the investigation was continued.
The New Milford Police Department has confirmed that there is no viable threat of harm to New Milford High School students or staff. The investigation led police to a local juvenile and say appropriate disciplinary action will be taken.