Falsely Reporting an Incident Charge Filed After Bomb Threat Note at Canton Intermediate School: Police

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Canton police have charged a child with falsely reporting an incident after an investigation at Canton Intermediate School Tuesday morning.

Police said they were called to investigate a potential school security threat after a note with a bomb threat was found in a bathroom.

School officials contacted police around 8:30 a.m. and students and staff were moved from the school to the Canton Community Center on Dyer Avenue as a precaution. 

Police said additional information led to a request for the Connecticut State Police ESU to bring in a K9 to check the school out of an abundance of caution and nothing was found.

All students were dismissed to their parents due to the disruption to the school day.

Canton police charged one person with falsely reporting an Incident in the first degree.

They said there is no ongoing threat to students or school staff, and Canton Intermediate School will resume a normal school day on Wednesday.

Correction: (April 26, 2022, 10:17 a.m.) Canton police initially said Canton High School was evacuated. This article is updated to clarify it was Canton Intermediate School that was evacuated.

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