Police responded to the area of Salem School in Naugatuck Thursday after receiving a report of a suspicious person nearby. They said they do not think the report was credible, but police will remain at the school for the rest of the day as a precaution.
Shortly after noon, Naugatuck Police were called to Hillside School after a report of a male in the wooded area by the school who possibly had a firearm, police said.
School staff locked down the school while police checked the area.
Police said they do not think the report was credible, but will maintain a presence in the area for the duration of the school day.
Editor's Note: Police said earlier that they responded to the area of Hillside School, then later said it was the Salem School.