Teen Charged in Naugatuck High Bomb Threat

Naugatuck police have arrested a teen who’s suspected of calling a bomb threat into Naugatuck High School in January.

There investigation also helped identify an Ohio teen also suspected in several similar incidents across the United States and Canada, according to police.

The 17-year-old Naugatuck teen was arrested yesterday in connection with a bomb threat called into Naugatuck High School on the morning of Jan. 29.

Naugatuck police responded to the high school at 11 a.m. on that Thursday after the school received call with a bomb threat. There was no indication then of where the call came from and the school was placed into “Code Yellow,” forcing students to remain in place for several hours until Naugatuck police and the Connecticut State Police bomb squad determined that there was nothing dangerous in the building.

As the investigation continued, detectives developed information that an Ohio juvenile had been responsible for similar incidents throughout the United States and Canada. Police believe additional charges will be pending in other jurisdictions.

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