Rocky Hill High School has forfeited its game against Plainville due to alleged inappropriate behavior after Thursday’s football practice that prompted a police investigation.
According to a letter from Principal Mario Almeida, multiple student-athletes on the football team violated Board of Education policies during the incident.
Almeida said Rocky Hill has forfeited the game. Saturday’s junior varsity game was also cancelled.
According to Rocky Hill police, there could be a criminal element to the situation and they are investigating. The Department of Children and Families is also involved.
“The Department of Children and Families received a report concerning members of the Rocky Hill football team and has commenced a joint investigation with local law enforcement. In addition to its investigatory role with the police, the Department, as it does in all cases, will make appropriate referrals for services during the course of the investigation," a DCF spokesperson wrote in a statement.
The investigation is ongoing.
No other details were immediately available.