East Haven police have arrested two former students of Pathways Regional School who are suspected of threatening to harm students.
Police arrested a 16-year-old boy and a 17-year-old boy on Monday after threats against the school were discovered on social media sites, police said. According to police, the teens were former Pathways students and were not at the school when police received the complaint.
Pathways school officials were notified of the threats and protection was provided to the school, said police, who added that the students were never in harm’s way.
The teens suspected were taken into custody and charged with breach of peace in the second degree, threatening in the second degree and intimidation based on bigotry or bias in the second degree.
Both teens were taken to the juvenile detention facility in Bridgeport.