West Hartford police are investigating what they are calling a sexting incident at Sedgwick Middle School.
The people involved are juveniles, according to police, and they said it might also be connected to Conard High School.
According to a letter sent out to parents, the incident involved one student and happened outside of school.
"As a parent, I would ask you to please explain to your children that rumors can be hurtful," Andrew Clapsaddle, the school's principal said.
Clapsaddle's full statement can be found below:
Hello SMS Families,
Today, there was a news organization that reported an incident at Sedgwick middle school. While I cannot share any specific information, the incident occurred outside of school and involved one student. An officer from the West Hartford Police Department was called to make sure that the child was protected and to answer any parental questions. Please know that student safety is our highest priority and we take the responsibility for the safe behavior of all of our students very seriously. As a parent, I would ask you to please explain to your children that rumors can be hurtful, and it is everyone's responsibility to respect one another. Thank you for your help and please feel free to call me with any questions.